Secunia PSI: Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

Users of Secunia PSI please be advised of an Insecure Library Loading vulnerability that has been identified.
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Secunia-SA-10/27/2010: Secunia PSI Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in Secunia PSI,which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries in an insecure manner.

Libraries list called is as follows:

? Schannel.dll

This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a HTML file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in Secunia PSI version for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3. Other versions may also be affected.<br/><br/>