Exploit.FlashPix

  • Threat Level: High
  • Description: A vulnerability in DirectX Media SDK, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in Live Picture Corporation's DXSurface.LivePicture.FLashPix.1 (DXTLIPI.DLL) ActiveX control when handling the "SourceUrl" property. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by assigning an overly long (around 1044 bytes) string to the affected property. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when e.g. a user visits a malicious website.
  • Type: TT_Exploit
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  • Removal: This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.

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