Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Akamai Download Manager Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

iDefense have published an advisory for a stack buffer overflow vulnerability in the Akamai Download Manager which was discovered by Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security. The vulnerability effects the ActiveX version of the download manager (Versions <= and results in arbitrary code execution through the victims browser after the victim visits a malicious web page.

You can read the full iDefense advisory here:

And the Akamai advisory here:

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