Threat Encyclopedia



This indicates an attempt to exploit a code execution vulnerability in CA eTrust PestPatrol.
The vulnerability is located in the "ppctl.dll" ActiveX control through misuse of the "Initialize" method. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in vulnerable systems.

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CA eTrust PestPatrol with ppctl.dll (

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System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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Set the kill bit for the following CLSID:

CVE References


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