Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in a certain ActiveX control in in IBM Lotus Quickr 8.2 before for Domino allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the (1) Attachment_Times or (2) Import_Times method.
Published 2012-05-25 20:55:02
Updated 2017-08-29 01:31:33
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2176

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-2012-2176

  • IBM Lotus QuickR qp2 ActiveX Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2012-05-23
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability on the UploadControl ActiveX. The vulnerability exists in the handling of the "Attachment_Times" property, due to the insecure usage of the _swscanf. The affected ActiveX is provided by the qp2.dll installed with

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2176

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CWE ids for CVE-2012-2176

  • 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-2012-2176

Products affected by CVE-2012-2176

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