Security flap over support ActiveX controls bug
Flaws in an ActiveX component incorporated in many technical support support packages create a risk of hacking attacks, security watchers warn.
SupportSoft's ActiveX controls are subject to multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities, which create a means for hackers to inject malware onto vulnerable systems. The controls are used by internet service providers (ISPs) and PC manufacturers for remote assistance and other technical support functions, creating a large pool of potentially vulnerable users.
At Channel Register.
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