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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks version of ConfigChk ActiveX control
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.
The ConfigChk ActiveX control, included with a VeriSign's PKI product
on the remote host and marked as safe for scripting, is reportedly
affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability involving its
If a possible hacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a
specially-crafted web page, he may be able to leverage this issue to
execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's rights.
See also :
Apply the vendor patch and verify that the file version of the
associated 'VSCnfChk.dll' is 188.8.131.52 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
Networks Security ID: 22671
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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