The LizardTech DjVu Browser Plug-in contains multiple buffer overflows, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
The LizardTech DjVu Browser Plug-in is an application that allows the user to view DjVu documents in a web browser. It is available as an ActiveX control for IE-based browsers, and as a Netscape style plug-in for other browsers such as Firefox and Safari. The LizardTech DjVu Browser Plug-in contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page or an HTML email message or attachment), an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. The attacker could also cause the web browser to crash.
Apply an update
This issue is resolved in the DjVu Browser Plug-in version 6.1.1.
This vulnerability was reported by Will Dormann of CERT/CC. The vulnerability was also independently discovered and publicly disclosed by Brett Moore of security-assessment.com.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2007-02-15|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-02-23 17:10 UTC|