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WinMerge Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
A vulnerability has been discovered in WinMerge,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:
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 WinMerge version 18.104.22.168 for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3. Other versions may also be affected.