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Free 3GP Video Converter Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-10-19    Views:  3,444

Secunia Advisory SA41879

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Free 3GP Video Converter, 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 avcodec-52.dll library, which loads libraries (e.g. quserex.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a AVI file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires that files are opened via the Windows Explorer "Open With" menu.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.7.15. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not open untrusted files.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Crazy_Hacker

Original Advisory:
http://www.exploit-db.com/dll-hijacking-vulnerable-applications/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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