Zero-day vulnerability in Xunlei Thunder

Heap-based buffer overflow
CVE-2007-6144

Not patched

This vulnerability was first reported on SEBUG.net. This vulnerability was used in mass SQL injection attack against Chinese websites in May 2008.

Known malware:

Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB20071117 - Remote code execution in Xunlei Thunder

Vulnerable component: Xunlei Thunder

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-6144

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:F/RL:U/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error in PPlayer.XPPlayer.1 ActiveX control when handling long strings passed via FlvPlayerUrl property value. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, cause a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability was being actively exploited.

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