John Heasman of NGSSoftware has discovered a high risk vulnerability in the
HP Instant Support Driver Check (SDD) ActiveX control, which is marked safe
The vulnerability affects the following version of the SDD control:
HP Instant Support Driver Check versions prior to 126.96.36.199
This vulnerability could be exploited on a malicious web page in order to
execute arbitrary code under the user context of the browser.
The queryHub([IN] BSTR bstrValue) method contains a stack based buffer
This issue has now been resolved in version 188.8.131.52. Further details are
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