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Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities

Report ID: SA29293
Source: Secunia
Date of Discovery: 10.06.2008
Criticality: Urgent
Affects:
Apple QuickTime 7.x

Compromise From: From remote
Compromise Type: System access

Summary

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

Detailed Description

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A boundary error when parsing packed scanlines from a PixData structure in a PICT file can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted PICT file.

2) An error in the processing of AAC-encoded media content can be exploited to cause a memory corruption via a specially crafted media file.

3) A boundary error in the processing of PICT files can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted PICT file.

4) A boundary error in the processing of Indeo video codec content can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted movie file with Indeo video codec content.

5) An error in the handling of "file:" URLs can be exploited to e.g. execute arbitrary programs when playing specially crafted QuickTIme content in QuickTime Player.

Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Update to version 7.5 (via Software Update or Apple Downloads. See vendor's advisory for details).

Original Reference

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CVE Reference

CVE-2008-1581
CVE-2008-1582
CVE-2008-1583
CVE-2008-1584
CVE-2008-1585