Aurigma Image Uploader Buffer Overflows in ExtractExif() and ExtractIptc() Functions Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1019297|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1019297
(Links to External Site)
Updated: Feb 17 2008|
Original Entry Date: Feb 4 2008
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Exploit Included: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in Aurigma's Image Uploader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. This control is used by FaceBook.|
A remote user can create specially crafted HTML 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.
The ExtractExif and ExtractIptc properties are affected.
The control is used by FaceBook.
The CLSIDs of the affected controls are:
The FaceBook PhotoUploader version 188.8.131.52 control (CLSID 5C6698D9-7BE4-4122-8EC5-291D84DBD4A0) is not affected.
Elazar Broad reported this vulnerability.
A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.|
No solution was available at the time of this entry.|
Vendor URL: www.aurigma.com/Products/ImageUploader/default.aspx (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [Full-disclosure] FaceBook/Aurigma Image/PhotoUploader Buffer|
FaceBook uses Aurigma's ImageUploader control. This control enables
users to upload photos to FaceBook.
Please note that this vulnerability is DIFFERENT than the one that
I previously posted. This also affects the stock Aurigma
The control is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in the
ExtractExif and ExtractIptc properties. See the exploit code for
buffer offsets. Other properties may be vulnerable as well to a DoS
and/or code execution.
The following controls are vulnerable, other version may be
vulnerable as well:
FaceBook PhotoUploader 184.108.40.206
Aurigma ImageUploader4 220.127.116.11
Aurigma ImageUploader4 18.104.22.168
Aurigma ImageUploader4 22.214.171.124
Aurigma ImageUploader5 126.96.36.199
The following controls are NOT vulnerable:
FaceBook PhotoUploader 188.8.131.52
FaceBook PhotoUploader: Update to 184.108.40.206
Aurigma: No official fix known. Vendor has been notified
Set the killbit for these controls, see
Code should be posted on milw0rm shortly
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