Summary: PC Companion is a computer application that acts as a portal to Sony Xperia and operator features and applications, such as phone software updates, management of contacts and calendar, media management with Media Go, and a backup and restore feature for your phone content.
Description: The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in WebServices.dll when handling the value assigned to the 'bstrFile' item in the DownloadURLToFile function and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string which may lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected machine.
[09.11.2012] Vulnerability discovered in version 2.10.108 (Production 26.1, Build 818).
[20.12.2012] Vendor promises patch in the first quarter of 2013.
[20.12.2012] Public security advisory released.