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FastStone Image Viewer BMP Image Handling Memory Corruption

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Release Date:  2007-04-06    Last Update:  2007-04-12    Views:  10,841

Secunia Advisory SA24784

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in FastStone Image Viewer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the processing of BMP images and can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted BMP image with overly large dimensions.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when viewing a malicious BMP image.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.9 and also confirmed in version 3.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Only view trusted images.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Ivan Fratric

Original Advisory:
http://ifsec.blogspot.com/2007/04/several-windows-image-viewers.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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