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TVUPlayer PlayerOcx.ocx ActiveX - Insecure method
TVUPlayer PlayerOcx.ocx ActiveX - Insecure method
TVUPlayer PlayerOcx.ocx ActiveX - Insecure method

ActiveX component contains insecure method that can overwrite any  file in system

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-065

Application:             TVUPlayer 
Versions Affected:       Tested on v2.4.9beta1[build1797]
Vendor URL: www.tvunetworks.com 
Bugs:                    insecure method, File overwriting
Exploits:                YES
Reported:                25.11.2009
Second report            11.01.2010
Vendor response:         none 
Date of Public Advisory: 03.02.2010  
Author:                  Evdokimov Dmitriy 
                         Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)


TVUPlayer contains ActiveX component PlayerOcx ( file PlayerOcx.ocx) Lib GUID: {18E6ED0D-08D1-4ED5-8771-E72B4E6EFFD8}

which is contains insecure method that can overwrite any file in system.

Detail can be found in official advisory

Fix Information

There is no official fix from vendor because vendor did not give any
response for 2 times.
As an alternative - user can set killbit on this component.




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