Google Picasa up to 3.9.140 FOVb Image CAMF memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Picasa up to 3.9.140. This affects some unknown processing of the component FOVb Image Handler. The manipulation of the argument CAMF with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Integer overflow in Google Picasa before 3.9.140 Build 259 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the CAMF section in a FOVb image, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

The weakness was shared 11/17/2015 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-8221 since 11/17/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading to version 3.9.140 Build 259 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries VDB-38738, VDB-38762, VDB-56951 and VDB-58117 are related to this item.






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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 801770
OpenVAS Name: Google Picasa CAMF Section Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)
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Upgrade: Picasa 3.9.140 Build 259


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Advisory: 134315
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-8221 (🔍)
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Created: 11/18/2015 10:16 AM
Updated: 06/27/2022 02:37 PM
Changes: 11/18/2015 10:16 AM (42), 04/07/2018 10:17 AM (11), 06/27/2022 02:37 PM (3)
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