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Attack: Photodex ProShow Producer BO

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Photodex ProShow Producer.

Additional Information

Photodex ProShow Producer is a video slide show application available for Microsoft Windows.

The application is prone to a remote stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to validate the length of the string loaded from the 'load' file before passing it to a buffer. Specifically, this issue occurs when the application starts and loads the contents of the 'load' file from its application directory.

Successfully exploiting this issue may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.


  • Photodex ProShow Producer 5.0.3256

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