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ImgBurn Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability


Secunia ID

SA42798

CVE-ID

CVE-2011-0403

Release Date

04 Jan 2011

Last Change

17 Jan 2011

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

ImgBurn 2.x

Where

From remote

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in ImgBurn, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. dwmapi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a CUE file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.5.4.0. Other versions may also be affected.

Solution

Update to version 2.5.5.0.

Reported by

d3c0der

Original Advisory

ImgBurn:
http://www.imgburn.com/index.php?act=changelog

d3c0der:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/view/97207/imgburn-dllhijack.txt