Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Thunder ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered remote code execution vulnerability in Thunder ActiveX Control.


FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Released Jun 11, 2008

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Additional Information

The vulnerability exists in the "Put()" method implemented in "DapCtrl" DLL file.


Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

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