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Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer


Severity High
Score 9.3/10


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Web Viewer ActiveX controls in CA Output Management Web Viewer 11.0 and 11.5 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long SRC property value to the PPSViewer ActiveX control in PPSView.ocx before or (2) a long Title property value to the UOMWV_Helper ActiveX control in UOMWV_HelperActiveX.ocx before

  • NONE

CWE-119 - Buffer Overflow

Buffer overflow attacks involve data transit and operations exceeding the restricted memory buffer, thereby corrupting or overwriting data in adjacent memory locations. Such overflow allows the attacker to run arbitrary code or manipulate the existing code to cause privilege escalation, data breach, denial of service, system crash and even complete system compromise. Given that languages such as C and C++ lack default safeguards against overwriting or accessing data in their memory, applications utilizing these languages are most susceptible to buffer overflows attacks.


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