Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Access.Support.GetXMLValue.Method.ActiveX.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a stack-overflow vulnerability in IBM Access Support.
The vulnerability is located in the "IbmEgath.dll" ActiveX control through
misuse of the "GetXMLValue()" method. It may allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code in the context of the application using the affected ActiveX control. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Products

IBM Access Support version 3.20.284.0

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

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CVE References

CVE-2009-0215