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Insecure Library Loading
Highly critical

DVDFab Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-09-01    Views:  4,820

Secunia Advisory SA41228

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in DVDFab, 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 mfc90.dll, which loads libraries (e.g. dwmapi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a dvdfab6 file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 7.0.4.0 and confirmed in version 8.0.0.5. 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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