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Forum Thread: Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

Secunia Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
Secunia Official 25th Aug, 2010 19:16
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A vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe Dreamweaver, 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. MFC90LOC.DLL and dwmapi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a CSS file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 version 11.0 Build 4916. Other versions may also be affected.

jwsmith RE: Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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The Solution Status shows: Vendor Patch. Is there one?
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Maurice Joyce RE: Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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Does this help?
http://www.adobe.com/support/dreamweaver/downloads...

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ddmarshall RE: Adobe Dreamweaver Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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You can use this new feature introduced by Microsoft to block the attack vector.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2264107

You should be aware that it has been reported that several applications break when this registry entry is used with certain values.

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