Pinnacle Studio .hfz file directory traversal
|pinnaclestudio-hfz-directory-traversal (50510)||Medium Risk|
Pinnacle Studio could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .hfz file containing "dot dot" sequences (\\..\\), an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite arbitrary files on the system.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Pinnacle Systems Web site: Pinnacle Studio.
- BID-34936: Pinnacle Studio '.hfz' File Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-1743: Directory traversal vulnerability in InstallHFZ.exe 188.8.131.52 in Pinnacle Hollywood Effects 6, a module in Pinnacle Systems Pinnacle Studio 12, allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a filename containing a ..\ (dot dot backslash) sequence in a Hollywood FX Compressed Archive (.hfz) file. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by decompressing a file to a Startup folder. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 54430: Hollywood FX InstallHFZ.exe HFZ File Handling Traversal Arbitrary File Write
- SA35078: Pinnacle Hollywood FX Archive Handling Directory Traversal
- Pinnacle Systems Pinnacle Studio 12
May 13, 2009
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