Intrusion Prevention

MS.Common.Controls.Animation.Object.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Common ActiveX control.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the vulnerable ActiveX Control handles specially crafted input. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Common Controls 6.0

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-070.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2008-4255