Intrusion Prevention

MS.Visual.Basic.Charts.ActiveX.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic Runtime Extended Files.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the "Charts" ActiveX Control handles specially crafted input. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code.

CVE References

CVE-2008-4256