NSFOCUS Security Advisory (SA2009-01)
UiTV UiPlayer UiCheck Component Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Release Date: 2009-10-16
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2970
UiTV UiPlayer UiCheck.dll 18.104.22.168 and prior versions
UiTV UiPlayer UiCheck.dll 22.214.171.124
NSFOCUS Security Team discovered a stack buffer overflow vulnerability in
UiPlayer which allows remote attackers to run arbitrary code on user system
by crafting a malicious webpage.
UiPlayer is a video player provided by UITV. Due to the cooperation with
Baibu and other companies, UiPlayer is integrated into many video players,
such as BaiduX. UiPlayer is embedded into browsers in the form of ActiveX,
and acquires video data in high speed by P2P technique.
There exists a vulnerability in a component of UiPlayer, which allows attackers
to gain complete control over user's system.
UiCheck.dll in UiPlayer's installation directory is an ActiveX control that
will be loaded in IE. The interface function GetUiDllVersion() provided by
UiCheck.dll will copy the received filename parameter to a buffer of fixed
size. If the filename is over-long, it will trigger a stack buffer overflow.
* Un-register UiCheck.dll by command "regsvr32 /u UiCheck.dll".
The vulnerability has been fixed by the vendor in the latest version, available
for download at the vendor's homepage:
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name
CVE-2009-2970 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in the CVE
list (http://cve.mitre.org), which standardizes names for security problems.
Candidates may change significantly before they become official CVE entries.
This vulnerability was discovered by Yu Yang of NSFOCUS Security Team.
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