Apple QuickTime JPEG integer overflow

quicktime-jpeg-overflow (26391) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Apple QuickTime is vulnerable to an integer overflow, caused by improper handling of malformed JPEG images. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted JPEG image to execute arbitrary code on a victim's system or cause the victim's QuickTime application to crash.


Gain Access


Apply the Apple QuickTime 7.1 Update, available from the Apple Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Apple QuickTime 7.0
  • Apple QuickTime 7.0.1
  • Apple QuickTime 7.0.2
  • Apple QuickTime 7.0.3
  • Apple QuickTime 7.0.4
  • Apple QuickTime 7.0.8


May 11, 2006

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