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SWFTools Two Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-08-13    Views:  2,195

Secunia Advisory SA39970

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered two vulnerabilities in SWFTools, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An integer overflow error within the "getPNG()" function in lib/png.c can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via specially crafted PNG images.

2) An integer overflow error within the "jpeg_load()" function in lib/jpeg.c can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via specially crafted JPEG images.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 0.9.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Fixed in the GIT repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Stefan Cornelius, Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-80/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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