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[security-alerts] FW: [SA24725] IrfanView Animated Cursor Handling Buffer Overflow



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> 
> TITLE:
> IrfanView Animated Cursor Handling Buffer Overflow
> 
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA24725
> 
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/24725/
> 
> CRITICAL:
> Highly critical
> 
> IMPACT:
> System access
> 
> WHERE:
> From remote
> 
> SOFTWARE:
> IrfanView 3.x
> http://secunia.com/product/2532/
> 
> DESCRIPTION:
> Marsu Pilami has discovered a vulnerability in IrfanView, which can
> be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
> 
> The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the
> handling of animated cursor (.ANI) files and can be exploited to
> cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted animated
> cursor file.
> 
> Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a
> user e.g. opens a malicious .ANI image.
> 
> The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.99. Other versions may
> also be affected.
> 
> SOLUTION:
> Do not open images from untrusted sources.
> 
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Marsu Pilami
> 
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
> http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3648
> 



 




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