A vulnerability has been discovered in CyberLink PowerDirector, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. dwmapi.dll in version 8 and reportedly e.g. mfc71loc.dll in version 7) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a PowerDirector library (.pdl) located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in CyberLink PowerDirector 7 and confirmed in PowerDirector 8 version 8.00.3022. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not open untrusted files.
Provided and/or discovered by: "exploit dev"
Original Advisory: http://extraexploit.blogspot.com/2010/08/dll-hijacking-my-test-cases-on-default.html
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