Secunia Research: Autodesk SketchBook Pro PSD Channels RLE Decompression Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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             	        Secunia Research 01/04/2014
 
                         Autodesk SketchBook Pro
    PSD Channels RLE Decompression Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Autodesk SketchBook Pro version 6.2.4 (build 425798) for Windows.

NOTE: Prior versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately Critical
Impact: System Compromise
Where:  From Network

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"SketchBook® Pro sketching and painting software is a professional-
grade program for digital artists, illustrators, and designers.
Transform your Windows- or Mac-based computer into a digital
sketchbook using powerful illustration tools and an intuitive user
interface."

Product Link:
http://www.autodesk.com/products/sketchbook-pro/overview
 
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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Autodesk SketchBook
Pro, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when decompressing
RLE-compressed channel data in PSD files and can be exploited to cause
a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted PSD file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but
requires tricking a user into opening a malicious PSD file.

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5) Solution 

Update to version 6.2.5 (build 431101).

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6) Time Table 

25/02/2014 – Request for contact details.
25/02/2014 – Vendor response.
26/02/2014 – Vendor notified.
03/03/2014 - Vendor acknowledges and provides a provisional fix.
10/03/2014 - Vendor notified about fix verification.
11/03/2014 - Vendor plans update release for March 28th, 2014.
31/03/2014 - Request for status of the update.
01/04/2014 – Vendor response and releases update.
01/04/2014 – Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Dmitry Janushkevich, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
the CVE-2013-5365 identifier for the vulnerability.
 
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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2014-5/

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