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WinImage Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-09-18    Last Update:  2007-09-20    Views:  7,768

Secunia Advisory SA26832

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


j00ru has discovered a vulnerability in WinImage, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when extracting IMG or ISO files. This can be exploited to extract files to arbitrary directories on the system (e.g. the "All Users" startup folder) via a specially crafted IMG or ISO file containing directory traversal modifiers in a file or a directory name.

NOTE: Other types of image files may also be affected.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 8.10. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not extract untrusted image files.

Provided and/or discovered by:
j00ru, Vexillium

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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