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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Photoshop Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Photoshop Elements Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026132
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2443   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 3 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Elements 8.0 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Photoshop Elements. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted '.grd' or '.abr' file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Gjoko Krstic of Zero Science Lab reported this vulnerability.

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:   Versions 9 and 10 are not affected.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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