TPTI-07-20: Apple Quicktime Movie Stack Overflow Vulnerability
November 12, 2007
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Apple Quicktime. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a
malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of a malformed movie atom.
Specifying a large size will result in a stack overflow. If exploited,
remote code execution can be achieved with the credentials of the
logged in user.
-- Vendor Response:
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.10.19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.11.12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Cody Pierce - TippingPoint DVLabs.