Apr 25, 2007

Exploit code posted for critical Photoshop CS2 & CS3 flaw

Source: ZDNet
Written by Ryan Naraine

Photoshoppers, be careful.

Publicly available exploit code for a serious security flaw in Adobe Photoshop could allow attackers to take complete control of your Windows machine, according to an advisory from FrSIRT.

The flaw, rated critical, is caused by buffer overflow errors when handling a malformed “BMP”, “DIB” or “RLE” file.

“This could be exploited by attackers to take complete control of an affected system by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file using a vulnerable application,” FrSIRT said.

Affected products include Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Adobe Photoshop CS3.

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