A vulnerability has been discovered in Nokia PC Suite, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application bundling a vulnerable version of QtCore4.dll, which loads libraries (e.g. wintab32.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a vCard (.vcf) or Content Copier file (.nbu) located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 188.8.131.52. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not open untrusted files.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by an unknown person.
Original Advisory: http://www.corelan.be:8800/index.php/2010/08/25/dll-hijacking-kb-2269637-the-unofficial-list/
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Subject: Nokia PC Suite Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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