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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Photoshop Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Photoshop Memory Corruption Error in Processing GIF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025910
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025910
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2131   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 10 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 12.0, 12.1 (CS5, CS5.1)
Description:   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 GIF file that, when loaded by the target user via Photoshop, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Francis Provencher for Protek Research Lab's 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:   The vendor has issued a hotfix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-22.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-22.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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