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IcoFX Stack-Based Buffer Overflow

Disclosed December 10, 2013    Zeroday : 664 days

Vulnerability Description:

IcoFX contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that occurs when parsing malformed ICO files. Exploitation of this vulnerability will result in execution of the attacker’s code in the context of the current user.


IcoFX Software

Vulnerable Software/Devices:

IcoFX v2.5.0.0 for Windows and possibly other versions

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Publicly Available

Exploit Impact:

Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by sending maliciously crafted documents, via phishing emails, to vulnerable users. 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.

  • 31869 - IcoFX Stack-Based Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)


No mitigation is available.