Stack-based buffer overflow in the HrShellOpenWithMonikerDisplayName function in Microsoft Hyperlink Object Library (hlink.dll) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long hyperlink, as demonstrated using an Excel worksheet with a long link in Unicode, aka "Hyperlink COM Object Buffer Overflow Vulnerability." NOTE: this is a different issue than CVE-2006-3059.
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Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Number: 1000585
Trend Micro Deep Security DPI Rule Name: 1000585 - Microsoft Excel Crafted URL Unicode Buffer Overflow
A complete discussion of the different vulnerability categories, including case studies of vulnerable SCADA HMIs. The paper also provides a guide for vulnerability researchers, as well as vendors on quick and efficient bug discovery.
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