Check Point Advisories

Update Protection against Adobe Multiple Products BMP Image Header Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2008-105
Date Published: 13 May 2008
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 28 July, 2008
Source: Secunia Advisory: SA29838
Industry Reference:CVE-2008-1765
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Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop CS 3
Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Album Starter 3.2
Adobe Systems After Effects CS3
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in the way multiple Adobe products handles BMP files. BMP is an image file format used to store bitmap digital images. A remote attacker could exploit this issue via a malformed BMP file. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow execution of arbitrary code on a target system.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to boundary errors when a BMP file Image Header is processed by any of the affected Adobe products. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted BMP file. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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