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Corel PaintShop Pro Insecure Library Loading (CVE-2013-0733)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3484
Date Published: 27 Oct 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-0733
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Corel PaintShop Pro X5
Corel PaintShop Pro X6
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability exists in Corel's PaintShop Pro.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an improper dynamic link library (DLL) search path leading to insecure library loading. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to process an image file from a malicious source. A successful attack would result in execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the affected application.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Corel PaintShop Pro Insecure Library Loading protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Corel PaintShop Pro Insecure Library Loading

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