Stack-based buffer overflow in the AskJeevesToolBar.SettingsPlugin.1 ActiveX control in askBar.dll in IAC Search & Media ask.com Ask Toolbar 4.0.2.53 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long ShortFormat property value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information. NOTE: the researcher claims that this is the same as CVE-2007-5108, but there is insufficient detail for CVE-2007-5108 to be certain.
Published 2007-09-26 23:17:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:40:23
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5107

92.29%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-5107

  • Ask.com Toolbar askBar.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2007-09-24
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/ask_shortformat
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Ask.com Toolbar 4.0.2.53. An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code by sending an overly long string to the "ShortFormat()" method in askbar.dll. Authors: - MC <mc@metasploit.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5107

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5107

Products affected by CVE-2007-5107

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