ActiveX flaw could affect up to 70 apps

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 11:26 AM EST

A vulnerability within a software component used in more than 70 products could allow an attacker to remotely run malware on a targeted system. The vulnerability lies in 'NCTAudioFile2.dll', an ActiveX component used by Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

An attacker could use a specially crafted web page to exploit the vulnerability and take control of a system, warned Danish security firm Secunia.

At vnunet.

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