Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Google Friday Close Critical Vulnerability In Picasa

Upcoming Friday, October 30th, Google will for the second time trying to close a critical vulnerability in Picasa, the photo service of the Internet giant. The vulnerability a remote attacker to take over the system, as security reports Secunia which discovered the problem.

Picasa is a free service and Google's program to edit your photos and share. By using the vulnerability in the software, it is possible to create a 'integer overflow "to cause, after which random code on the computer may be carried out, such as the installation of malware. The problem has been fixed in version 3.9.140 build version 3.9.140 build 248 and 239 for Windows.

Secunia warned Google in early August for the issue. On September 19 there appeared an update in the form of version 3.9.140 build 248, only this version does not solve the problem. Next Friday, Google has shown once again that it will release an update for the vulnerability. In the meantime, there is no solution to the problem, according to Secunia.

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