Remote code execution in Computerinsel Photoline

Published: 2017-10-31 15:56:35
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 7.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-12107
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software Computerinsel Photoline
Vulnerable software versions Computerinsel Photoline 20.02
Vendor URL Computerinsel
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists in the .pcx parsing functionality of Computerinsel Photoline due to improper memory operations. A remote attacker can submit a malicious PCX file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0459

Back to List