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Insecure Library Loading
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DVD PixPlay Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-09-24    Views:  3,686

Secunia Advisory SA41589

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in DVD PixPlay, 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 the Gromada Multimedia Conversion Library library, which loads libraries (e.g. libgif-1.1.0.dll and libhav-1.0.1.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a MPX or PXP file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

For more information:
SA41571

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 6.12. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not open untrusted files.

Provided and/or discovered by:
anT!-Tr0J4n

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