XnView 1.98.8 PCT Image Processing Heap Overflow

2014-07-01T00:00:00
ID SSV:73274
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2014-07-01T00:00:00

Description

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Application:   XnView PCT Image Processing Heap Overflow
Platforms:   Windows 

Secunia:   SA48666  

{PRL}:   2012-17

Author:   Francis Provencher (Protek Research Lab's) 

Website:   http://www.protekresearchlab.com/

Twitter:   @ProtekResearch


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1) Introduction
2) Report Timeline
3) Technical details
4) The Code


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1) Introduction
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XnView is a cross-platform image viewer used for viewing, converting, organising and editing graphical & video files.
It is free of charge for private, educational and non-profit organisations. For commercial use and distribution,
the user must register the program. It is popular with users as it provides features normally found only
in commercial image viewers.

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XnView)

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2) Report Timeline
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2012-05-15  Vulnerability reported to Secunia
2012-06-21  Vendor disclose patch


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3) Technical details
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Insufficient validation when decompressing PCT images can be exploited
to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.
 
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.98.8. Other versions may also be affected

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4) The Code
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http://protekresearchlab.com/exploits/PRL-2012-17.pct
http://www.exploit-db.com/sploits/19336.pct