Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Photoshop.PNG.Parsing.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Adobe Photoshop CS6.
The vulnerability results from insecure code in parsing PNG image with a malformed "tRNS" chunk. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PNG file.

Affected Products

AAdobe Systems Photoshop CS6 13.0

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-20.html

CVE References

CVE-2012-4170