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Hot or not: ActiveX vulnerabilities

Hot or not: ActiveX vulnerabilities

ActiveX vulnerabilities have posed a security challenge for some time, and they're likely to be a challenge for quite some time to come.
Sep 18 2009 12:37PM
Microsoft sat on critical flaw for two years

Microsoft sat on critical flaw for two years

Patch Tuesday ActiveX flaw reported in 2007.
Aug 17 2009 10:24AM
Microsoft pushes out ATL, ActiveX fixes

Microsoft pushes out ATL, ActiveX fixes

The software giant has cleaned up its flawed Active Template Library, in addition to issuing a host of other patches.
Aug 12 2009 10:35AM
Microsoft distributes six patches for nine vulnerabilities

Microsoft distributes six patches for nine vulnerabilities

Microsoft has plugged two zero-day exploits, along with a number of other vulnerabilities, as part of its monthly patch cycle.
Jul 15 2009 10:23AM
Malware writers take aim at new ActiveX vulnerability

Malware writers take aim at new ActiveX vulnerability

Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerable.
Jul 14 2009 4:08PM
Another ActiveX zero-day bug from Microsoft

Another ActiveX zero-day bug from Microsoft

Microsoft is trying to combat another ActiveX vulnerability being actively exploited -- the second in a week.
Jul 14 2009 10:05AM
DirectShow, ActiveX zero-days among planned Microsoft fixes

DirectShow, ActiveX zero-days among planned Microsoft fixes

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.
Jul 10 2009 10:52AM
Microsoft warns of security threat

Microsoft warns of security threat

Unused ActiveX control could be targeted.
Jul 7 2009 2:39PM
Microsoft warns of Video ActiveX control flaw

Microsoft warns of Video ActiveX control flaw

Microsoft has warned of a zero-day ActiveX vulnerability that is being exploited in limited attacks against Windows XP and Server 2003 users.
Jul 7 2009 10:51AM
Vulnerability in WebEx ActiveX control

Vulnerability in WebEx ActiveX control

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, according to SecuObs.
May 19 2009 10:40AM
Attackers ramp up zero-day ActiveX exploits

Attackers ramp up zero-day ActiveX exploits

Roughly one month after Microsoft disclosed that attackers were exploiting a zero-day Active X vulnerability, the attacks are multiplying; but mostly in China.
Aug 5 2008 9:38AM
Microsoft investigates ActiveX public exploits

Microsoft investigates ActiveX public exploits

Microsoft has revealed that attackers are exploiting a zero-day ActiveX vulnerability in Microsoft Access.
Jul 8 2008 11:10AM
Researcher discovers RealPlayer ActiveX bug

Researcher discovers RealPlayer ActiveX bug

A security researcher said Monday he has discovered an unpatched ActiveX vulnerability in RealPlayer, the popular media player, and is working on an exploit.
Mar 11 2008 9:57AM
Active exploits targeting social networking ActiveX flaw

Active exploits targeting social networking ActiveX flaw

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.
Feb 26 2008 10:16AM
Attackers gun for new ActiveX flaws

Attackers gun for new ActiveX flaws

Exploit code has been released for three ActiveX security flaws, one of which is already being exploited in the wild.

Feb 7 2008 3:22PM
ActiveX control flaws found in Yahoo! Music Jukebox: FrSIRT

ActiveX control flaws found in Yahoo! Music Jukebox: FrSIRT

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 attackers to take control of users' PCs.
Feb 5 2008 4:55PM
Critical ActiveX control flaw found in image uploader sent to users by Facebook, MySpace

Critical ActiveX control flaw found in image uploader sent to users by Facebook, MySpace

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 MySpace can be exploited by hackers to install malicious code on user's computers.
Feb 4 2008 10:23AM
Microsoft brings back automatic ActiveX

Microsoft brings back automatic ActiveX

Microsoft is to remove a feature from Internet Explorer that required users to activate certain interactive features on a website..
Nov 13 2007 7:15AM
ActiveX vulnerability hits Yahoo Widgets

ActiveX vulnerability hits Yahoo Widgets

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 delivering a variety of information - weather reports, sports scores, and music - to users' computer desktops.
Jul 30 2007 8:35AM
Yahoo patches Messenger ActiveX control flaws

Yahoo patches Messenger ActiveX control flaws

Yahoo patched two vulnerabilities in Messenger's ActiveX control, which were disclosed by a hacker offering proof-of-concept exploit code earlier this week.
Jun 12 2007 9:52AM

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