PaintShop Pro insecurely loads libraries, such as dwmapi.dll. If an attacker convinces a user to open a .jpg file on an attacker-controlled WebDAV or SMB share, the vulnerability would be exploited, granting the attacker the ability to execute arbitrary code.
Insecure Library Loading
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible through the use of methods like drive-by attacks. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.
BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.
- 30880 - Corel PaintShop Pro Insecure Library Loading (20131004) (Zero-Day)
No mitigation is currently available.