82401 : Sony VAIO Wireless Manager WifiMan.dll Multiple Method String Parameter Length HTML Page Handling Overflow
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Disclosure Date
Time to Patch
44 days


Wireless Manager Sony VAIO is prone to an overflow condition. The WifiMan.dll library fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted string parameter of a certain length in an HTML page, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.


Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sony has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.


Sony Corporation of America
Wireless Manager Sony VAIO



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-06-08 | Disagree?

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