Intrusion Prevention

MS.Visual.Basic.VBP_Open.Project.File.Handling.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles malicious file. It could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted project file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2007-4776