Gjoko Krstic has discovered a vulnerability in Help & Manual, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. ijl15.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a HMXP (".hmxp") file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.5.1 Build 1296. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not open untrusted files.
Provided and/or discovered by: Gjoko Krstic
Original Advisory: http://www.zeroscience.mk/en/vulnerabilities/ZSL-2011-5009.php
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Subject: Help & Manual Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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