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Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-12-06    Views:  4,721

Secunia Advisory SA42526

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit, 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 Intel TBB library, which loads libraries (e.g. tbbmalloc.dll) in an insecure manner and due to the "sniffer_gpu.exe" utility loading libraries (e.g. d3d10.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a PBK file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

For more information:
SA42506

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.1.432154. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not open untrusted files.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported in an exploit module for CORE IMPACT, Core Security Technologies.

Additional information provided by Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-pixel-bender-toolkit-tbbmalloc-dll-hijacking-exploit-10-5

Deep Links:
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