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Secunia Security Advisory 42660

Secunia Security Advisory 42660
Posted Dec 25, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - xsploitedsec has discovered a vulnerability in Aesop GIF Creator, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 42660

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TITLE:
Aesop GIF Creator Aesop Project File Processing Buffer Overflow
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA42660

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/42660/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42660

RELEASE DATE:
2010-12-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/42660/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/42660/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
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* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42660

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
xsploitedsec has discovered a vulnerability in Aesop GIF Creator,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing
the "Picture=" property in an Aesop project file (.aep), which can be
exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by tricking a user
into opening a malicious Aesop project file.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.1.841. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Do not open untrusted files.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
xsploitedsec

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://x-sploited.com/2010/12/15/poc-aesop-gif-creator/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
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use those supplied by the vendor.

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