ActiveX control for EVA Animator vulnerable to buffer overflow


ActiveX control for EVA Animator provided by Sharp Corporation contains a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Daiki Fukumori of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: Low
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Sharp Corporation
  • ActiveX control for EVA Animator


If a user views a malicious page, arbitrary code may be executed.

[Remove ActiveX control for EVA Animator]
The EVA Animator service ended and the related website for its service including the page to download the ActiveX control was closed in February 2016. Remove ActiveX control for EVA Animator.
Vendor Information

Sharp Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Buffer Errors(CWE-119) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2016-1176

  1. JVN : JVN#41875357
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-1176
Revision History

  • [2016/04/04]
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