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Highly critical

IrfanView Animated Cursor Handling Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-04-03    Last Update:  2007-04-30    Views:  14,279

Secunia Advisory SA24725

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Marsu Pilami has discovered a vulnerability in IrfanView, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the handling of animated cursor (.ANI) files and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted animated cursor file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a user e.g. opens a malicious .ANI image.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.99. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Upgrade to version 4.00.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Marsu Pilami

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3648

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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