Google Picasa < 3.6 Build 105.41

High Nessus Plugin ID 45049


A photo organizer application on the remote Windows host has an integer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Google Picasa running on the remote host reportedly has an integer overflow vulnerability when processing specially crafted JPEG files. This can lead to a heap overflow.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a maliciously crafted JPEG file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 45049

File Name: google_picasa_3_6_105_41.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/03/12

Modified: 2012/12/19

Dependencies: 45048

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:picasa

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Picasa/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/24

Reference Information

BID: 38384

OSVDB: 62535

Secunia: 38435