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Adobe SVG Viewer Local File Detection Weakness

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Release Date:  2005-05-05    Last Update:  2005-05-10    Views:  22,383

Secunia Advisory SA15255

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A weakness has been reported in Adobe SVG Viewer, which can be exploited by malicious people to enumerate files on a user's system.

An error in the ActiveX control (NPSVG3.dll) makes it possible for malicious web pages to determine whether or not a particular file exists on a user's system by specified the particular file in the "src" property.

The weakness affects versions 3.02 and prior.

NOTE: A not previously published highly critical error in libpng can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code on a user's system via a specially crafted PNG image affects Adobe SVG viewer version 3.0.1 and prior. This vulnerability was fixed in version 3.0.2.

For more information:
SA12219


Solution:
Update to version 3.03.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Robert Fly, Hyperdose Security.

Chris Evans identified the libpng error.

Original Advisory:
Hyperdose:
http://www.hyperdose.com/advisories/H2005-07.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Adobe SVG Viewer Local File Detection Weakness

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kinokijuf RE: Adobe SVG Viewer Local File Detection Weakness
Member 7th Aug, 2011 20:20
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Last edited on 7th Aug, 2011 20:20
Version 3.03 is incorrectly destected by PSI as 3.02
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