Secunia Research Advisory

CinePlayer SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


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                     Secunia Research 11/04/2007

  - CinePlayer SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll Buffer Overflow Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* CinePlayer 3.2

NOTE: Other products and versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System compromise
Where:  Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"CinePlayer delivers the absolute highest quality video playback
available for your PC. CinePlayer packs all of its powerful features
into an extremely easy-to-use and intuitive user interface."

Product Link:
http://www.sonic.com/products/Consumer/CinePlayer/default.aspx

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in CinePlayer, which
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in
SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll and can be exploited to cause a stack-based
buffer overflow by e.g. passing an overly long string to certain
properties or methods provided by the SonicMediaPlayer.dll ActiveX
control.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution 

Set the kill-bit for the ActiveX control to prevent exploitation using
this vector.

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6) Time Table 

21/03/2007 - Vendor notified.
21/03/2007 - Vendor response.
03/04/2007 - Vendor contacted (status request).
11/04/2007 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2007-1559 for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

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