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Adobe Photoshop BMP.8BI Bitmap File Handling Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-04-25    Last Update:  2007-07-11    Views:  55,366

Secunia Advisory SA25023

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the BMP.8BI Photoshop Format Plugin when handling Bitmap files (e.g. .BMP, .DIB, .RLE). This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted Bitmap file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in Adobe Photoshop CS2 and reportedly affects Adobe Photoshop CS3. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Apply updates (please see the vendor's advisory for details).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Marsu

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-13.html

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3793

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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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

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