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U-131: Adobe Photoshop TIFF Image Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

March 22, 2012 - 3:47am

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PROBLEM:

Adobe Photoshop TIFF Image Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

PLATFORM:

Adobe Photoshop CS5 12.x

ABSTRACT:

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code

reference LINKS:

SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026831
Secunia Advisory: SA48457

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

High

Discussion:

A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Photoshop. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:

A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Solution:

No solution was available at the time of this entry.

 

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