Tag: activex

Hot or not: ActiveX vulnerabilities 
By Amol Sarwate, | Sep 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
ActiveX vulnerabilities have posed a security challenge for some time, and they're likely to be a challenge for quite some time to come.
 
Microsoft sat on critical flaw for two years 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
Patch Tuesday ActiveX flaw reported in 2007.
 
Microsoft pushes out ATL, ActiveX fixes 
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
The software giant has cleaned up its flawed Active Template Library, in addition to issuing a host of other patches.
 
Microsoft distributes six patches for nine vulnerabilities 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 15, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has plugged two zero-day exploits, along with a number of other vulnerabilities, as part of its monthly patch cycle.
 
Malware writers take aim at new ActiveX vulnerability 
By Shaun Nichols | Jul 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerable.
 
Another ActiveX zero-day bug from Microsoft 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is trying to combat another ActiveX vulnerability being actively exploited -- the second in a week.
 
DirectShow, ActiveX zero-days among planned Microsoft fixes 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 10, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is hoping it can pull off a quick turnaround for a fix of a zero-day ActiveX vulnerability that was only disclosed this week.
 
Microsoft warns of security threat 
By Shaun Nichols | Jul 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
Unused ActiveX control could be targeted.
 
Microsoft warns of Video ActiveX control flaw 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has warned of a zero-day ActiveX vulnerability that is being exploited in limited attacks against Windows XP and Server 2003 users.
 
Vulnerability in WebEx ActiveX control 
By Angela Moscaritolo | May 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
A new buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in an Active X Control used by Cisco WebEx Meeting Manager, which may result in a denial of service or remote code execution, ...
 
Attackers ramp up zero-day ActiveX exploits 
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Roughly one month after Microsoft disclosed that attackers were exploiting a zero-day Active X vulnerability, the attacks are multiplying; but mostly in China.
 
Microsoft investigates ActiveX public exploits 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has revealed that attackers are exploiting a zero-day ActiveX vulnerability in Microsoft Access.
 
Researcher discovers RealPlayer ActiveX bug 
By Dan Kaplan | Mar 11, 2008 | Comment Now 
A security researcher said Monday he has discovered an unpatched ActiveX vulnerability in RealPlayer, the popular media player, and is working on an exploit.
 
Active exploits targeting social networking ActiveX flaw 
By Dan Kaplan | Feb 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
Users who remain vulnerable to an ActiveX photo uploader vulnerability used on many websites are now being targeted in active attacks, researchers from Symantec said today.
 
Attackers gun for new ActiveX flaws 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
Exploit code has been released for three ActiveX security flaws, one of which is already being exploited in the wild.
 
ActiveX control flaws found in Yahoo! Music Jukebox: FrSIRT 
By Jack Rogers | Feb 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Critical ActiveX control flaws have been detected in the Yahoo! Music Jukebox, which like vulnerabilities reported last week in MySpace and Facebook image uploaders, may permit ...
 
Critical ActiveX control flaw found in image uploader sent to users by Facebook, MySpace  
By Jack Rogers | Feb 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
Symantec has warned that a critical flaw in the ActiveX control of image uploaders that have been widely distributed to users of popular social networking sites Facebook and ...
 
Microsoft brings back automatic ActiveX 
By Tom Sanders | Nov 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is to remove a feature from Internet Explorer that required users to activate certain interactive features on a website..
 
ActiveX vulnerability hits Yahoo Widgets 
By Jim Carr | Jul 30, 2007 | Comment Now 
Researchers at security research firm Secunia have revealed a "highly critical" security vulnerability in Yahoo's desktop Widgets. Widgets are software plug-ins that allow ...
 
Yahoo patches Messenger ActiveX control flaws 
By Frank Washkuch | Jun 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
Yahoo patched two vulnerabilities in Messenger's ActiveX control, which were disclosed by a hacker offering proof-of-concept exploit code earlier this week.
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