Corel PaintShop dwmapi.dll code execution

corel-paintshop-cve20130733-code-exec (87763) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Corel PaintShop could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the loading of the (dwmapi.dll) dynamic-linked library in an insecure manner. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .jpg file from a WebDAV or SMB share using a vulnerable application, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a malicious library to execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Corel Web site: PaintShop.
  • BID-62836: Corel PaintShop Pro X5 and X6 'dwmapi.dll' DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-0733: Untrusted search path vulnerability in Corel PaintShop Pro X5 and X6 16.0.0.113, 15.2.0.2, and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse dwmapi.dll that is located in the same folder as a .jpg file.
  • OSVDB ID: 98163: Corel PaintShop Pro X5 / X6 dwmapi.dll Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution
  • SA53618: Corel PaintShop Pro X5 / X6 Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Corel PaintShop Pro X5 15.2.0.2
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X6 16.0.0.113

Reported:

Oct 04, 2013

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