Secunia Research: Google Picasa CAMF Section Integer Overflow Vulnerability Nov 11 2015 02:56PM
Secunia Research (remove-vuln secunia com)
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Secunia Research (now part of Flexera Software) 11/11/2015

Google Picasa CAMF Section Integer Overflow Vulnerability

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1

Severity.............................................................2

Description of Vulnerability.........................................3

Solution.............................................................4

Time Table...........................................................5

Credits..............................................................6

References...........................................................7

About Secunia........................................................8

Verification.........................................................9

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1) Affected Software

* Google Picasa version 3.9.140 Build 239

* Google Picasa version 3.9.140 Build 248

NOTE: Prior versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical

Impact: System Access

Where: From remote

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3) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Google Picasa,

which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's

system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error when

processing CAMF section in FOVb images and can be exploited to cause

a heap-based buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in versions 3.9.140 Build 239 and

3.9.140 Build 248 running on Windows.

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4) Solution

Update to version 3.9.140 Build 259.

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5) Time Table

04/08/2015 - Vendor notified of vulnerability.

04/08/2015 - Vendor acknowledges report.

10/08/2015 - Vendor requests PoC.

10/08/2015 - Provision of PoC.

19/08/2015 - Vendor acknowledges receipt.

08/09/2015 - Request of status update.

11/09/2015 - Vendor states fixed in code. ETA not yet available.

19/09/2015 - Vendor states update has been pushed.

25/09/2015 - Vendor notified of incomplete fix of other

vulnerability and request status update for this

vulnerability.

26/09/2015 - Vendor acknowledges receipt.

05/10/2015 - Request ETA of fix of other vulnerability. Vendor

notified that due to public availability of improper fix

of other vulnerability, an advisory release deadline on

09/10/2015 is established for the other vulnerability.

06/10/2015 - Vendor acknowledges and estimates 30/10/2015 release of

fix.

06/10/2015 - Vendor notified that advisory deadline will still

be applicable.

06/10/2015 - Vendor acknowledges and states to send notification once

properly fixed.

09/10/2015 - Public disclosure of advisory with SAID SA59000.

12/10/2015 - Public disclosure of research advisory 2015-3.

29/10/2015 - Vendor states fixed status and fix had been verified.

30/10/2015 - Request version number of fix as change log updates and

release notes updates are missing.

05/11/2015 - Vendor states fixed version.

11/11/2015 - Release of update of advisory with SAID SA59000 after

verification of patched version.

11/11/2015 - Public disclosure of research advisory 2015-5.

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6) Credits

Discovered by Hossein Lotfi, Secunia Research (now part of

Flexera Software).

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7) References

Currently no CVE identifier is assigned.

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8) About Secunia (now part of Flexera Software)

In September 2015, Secunia has been acquired by Flexera Software:

https://secunia.com/blog/435/

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate

customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence

relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory

database as a service to the security community and private

individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to

do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the

security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below

to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/

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9) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2015-05/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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