Intrusion Prevention

MS.Visual.Basic.DataGrid.ActiveX.Control.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic Runtime Extended Files.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the the DataGrid 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 run arbitrary code.

CVE References

CVE-2008-4252