Intuit QuickBooks ActiveX Control memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Intuit QuickBooks (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as very critical. This affects an unknown part of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the Intuit QuickBooks Online Edition ActiveX control before 10 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

The bug was discovered 09/04/2007. The weakness was presented 09/05/2007 by Will Dormann with CERT/CC as confirmed advisory ( It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2007-0322 since 01/17/2007. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/21/2021).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 29313 (MS07-069: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (942615)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published 4 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 5636.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (36462) and Tenable (29313). See 3509, 3507, 3508 and 38644 for similar entries.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 29313
Nessus Name: MS07-069: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (942615)
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Researcher: Will Dormann
Organization: CERT/CC
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2007-0322 (🔍)
X-Force: 36462
Vulnerability Center: 16115 - Intuit QuickBooks Online Edition Buffer Overflow Allows Remote Attacker to Execute Arbitrary Code, High
SecurityFocus: 25544 - Intuit QuickBooks Online Edition ActiveX Controls Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 26659
OSVDB: 37243 - CVE-2007-0322 - QuickBooks - Multiple Buffer Overflow Issues

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Created: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM
Updated: 07/21/2021 07:18 PM
Changes: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM (75), 07/26/2019 06:40 PM (5), 07/21/2021 07:18 PM (2)
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