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CVE-2013-3662 - Sketchup MAC Pict Material Palette Stack Corruption
If you are still using an old version of SketchUp(8M2) you should upgrade it.
Title: Sketchup MAC Pict Material Palette Stack Corruption
Product: Google SketchUp
Advisory ID: BINA-20111201
CVE ID: CVE-2013-3662
Class: Boundary Error Condition (Buffer Overflow)
Vulnerability class: Client side/ file format
Vendor notified on: 2011-07-18
Patch/Fix Released: 2011-12-01
Advisory Published: 2013-05-23
SketchUp is a 3D modeling program marketed by Google (2011) and designed
for architectural, civil, and mechanical engineers as well as filmmakers,
game developers, and related professions.
SketchUp fails to validate the input when parsing an embedded MACPict
texture. Arbitrary code execution is proved possible after a malicious
texture or thumbnail or background image triggers a stack overflow.
The issue can also be triggered when Windows Explorer reads the embedded
thumbnail in a .skp file.
SketchUp 8 - Maintenance 1
SketchUp 7.1 - Maintenance 2
SketchUp 7.1 - Maintenance 1
SketchUp 7 - Maintenance 1
SketchUp Pro 6 - Maintenance 6
Not Vulnerable Packages:
SketchUp 8 - Maintenance 2 and abobe
Upgrade to Sketchup 2013
Or to get the latest version of SketchUp 8:
Windows: Choose Help > Check for Update
Mac: Choose SketchUp > Check Web for Update
This vulnerability was found by Felipe Andres Manzano of the
Binamuse Vulnerability Research Team, http://binamuse.com
Sketchup fails to validate the input when parsing an embedded MAC Pict
texture, leading to an arbitrary stack offset overwrite and finally to an
arbitrary code execution.
The native SketchUp fileformat can handle textured 3D content. Sketchup
can create realistic materials taken from image files such as jpg pictures
taken with a digital camera. A number of this images can be embedded into
the main .skp file and loaded every time the 3D scene is open.
The bug is triggered when SketchUp loads the color palette table of a
MAC Pict material (or embedded image).
'' In the Windows version 8.0.4811 the function responsible
for the pallete loading can be found at address 0x8849B0 ''
A MAC Pict file can hold palettes of up to 64k colors. It is encoded so the
number of colors to read from the file is the first 16bit unsigned value of the
Then it follows a list of up to numColors palette entries.
'>H' color index
] * numColors
Each entry is a pair of index and RGB color and the entries can be put in any
order. The only constraint is that each index must be less or equal
SketchUp reads this potentially 64k entries length table in a 256
Thus, is fair to say that an almost arbitrary offset of the stack can
with an almost arbitrary value. Playing with the stacked local values of the
calling functions it is possible to capture the execution flow and execute
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