Intrusion Prevention

Cisco.Linksys.PlayerPT.ActiveX.SetSource.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates a possible attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability Cisco Linksys PlayerPT ActiveX control.
The vulnerability, which is located in "PlayerPT.ocx" ActiveX Control, can be exploited through misuse of the "SetSource" method. As a result, an attacker can trick an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Cisco Systems Linksys PlayerPT 1.0.0.15 and earlier versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2012-0284