Fortinet Discovers Corel PhotoPaint Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Corel PhotoPaint Standard 2020.
Corel PhotoPaint Standard is a commercial photo-editing and pixel-based design program by Corel. It is part of the CorelDRAW Essentials, CorelDRAW Standard and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2021 suite of applications. It is an advanced photo-editing application that provides realistic special effects, photo painting and retouching. In addition, PHOTO-PAINT offers bitmap creation, digital painting, RAW image editing and streamlined web exporting capabilities.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Corel PhotoPaint Standard 2020. The vulnerability is caused by a crafted "CPT" file which causes an out-of-bounds write memory access. It could allow malicious users to create remote code execution scenarios.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released May 19, 2021
No solution has been provided by the vendor.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Corel on March 4, 2021.
Fortinet requested (First Notice) for an update on March 9, 2021.
Fortinet requested (Second Notice) for an update on March 22, 2021.
Fortinet requested (Third & Final Notice) for an update on April 5, 2021.
Corel responded and acknowledged receipt of vulnerability on April 12, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on May 12, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on May 21, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on July 15, 2021.
Fortinet notified the vendor with intent to Publish 0-Day Vulnerability Advisory and/or Blog on September 21, 2021.
Fortinet releases advisory on September 29, 2021.