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LinkedIn Toolbar - Remote hacker automatic control

Version: At least version
Technical Details:

Buffer overflow in LinkedInIEToolbar.dll, part of the LinkedIn toolbar for Internet Explorer, which can allow a remote attacker to take complete control of a vulnerable system. Proof of concept exploit code is readily available, with simple steps required to extend the attack to malicious results.


Users of the LinkedIn Toolbar for Internet Explorer are at risk of having their system compromised by remote attackers if they can be convinced to visit a website which contains recently disclosed malicious code.

As LinkedIn is a popular website amongst professional networkers, it is considered likely that there are many people at risk of compromise from this particular vulnerability.


Consider uninstalling the LinkedIn Toolbar until a patch or updated version can be released


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