Multiple Adobe products .PNG file buffer overflow

adobe-pngfile-bo (33956) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple Adobe products including Photoshop CS2/CS3, Photoshop Elements and Corel Paint Shop Pro are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the PNG.8BI Photoshop Format Plugin. By creating a specially-crafted .PNG file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious file.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB07-13, APSB07-16, and APSB07-17 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB07-13: Photoshop CS2 and CS3 updates to address security vulnerabilities.
  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB07-16: Illustrator CS3 update to address potential security vulnerabilities.
  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB07-17: GoLive 9 update to address potential security vulnerabilities.
  • Adobe Web site: Products and services.
  • BID-23698: Multiple Image Editing Applications .PNG Format Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2365: Buffer overflow in Adobe Photoshop CS2 and CS3, Photoshop Elements 5.0, Illustrator CS3, and GoLive 9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .PNG file.
  • CVE-2007-2366: Buffer overflow in Corel Paint Shop Pro 11.20 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .PNG file.
  • OSVDB ID: 35465: Adobe Multiple Products PNG File Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 35467: Corel Paint Shop Pro PNG File Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 38063: Adobe Multiple Products PNG File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
  • OSVDB ID: 60592: Paint Shop Pro PNG File Handling Local Overflow
  • SA25034: Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo PNG File Handling Buffer Overflow
  • SA25044: Adobe Products PNG.8BI PNG File Handling Buffer Overflow
  • SA26846: Adobe Illustrator PNG/BMP File Processing Vulnerabilities
  • SA26864: Adobe GoLive PNG/BMP File Processing Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018792: Adobe Illustrator Input Validation Flaws in Processing BMP, DIB, RLE, or PNG Files Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0
  • Corel PaintShop Pro Photo 11.20

Reported:

Apr 27, 2007

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