Intrusion Prevention

Irfanview.Plugin.SID.Image.Processing.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Formats PlugIn for Irfanview.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling a malformed "sid" file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted "sid" file.

Affected Products

Formats PlugIn 4.36 for Irfanview

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.irfanview.com/plugins.htm

CVE References

CVE-2013-3944