IrfanView ImXCF.dll XCF File Handling Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 63303


The remote host has an application installed that is affected by a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of the XCF plugin (ImXCF.dll) for IrfanView is earlier than As such, it reportedly is affected by a stack-based buffer overflow caused by insufficient validation when processing XCF files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted XCF file.


Upgrade the XCF plugin to version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63303

File Name: irfanview_imxcf_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/12/19

Modified: 2012/12/20

Dependencies: 57559

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:irfanview:irfanview

Required KB Items: SMB/IrfanView/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/11

Reference Information

BID: 56901

OSVDB: 88422

EDB-ID: 23288