Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the HyleosChemView.HLChemView ActiveX control (HyleosChemView.ocx) in Hyleos ChemView allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large number of white space characters in the filename argument to the (1) SaveasMolFile and (2) ReadMolFile methods.
Published 2010-02-22 21:30:00
Updated 2010-02-23 05:00:00
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0679

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2010-0679

  • Hyleos ChemView ActiveX Control Stack Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2010-02-10
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack-based buffer overflow within version of Hyleos ChemView (HyleosChemView.ocx). By calling the 'SaveAsMolFile' or 'ReadMolFile' methods with an overly long first argument, an attacker can overrun a buffer and execute arbitrary cod

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0679

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2010-0679

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
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References for CVE-2010-0679

Products affected by CVE-2010-0679

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