Apple Mac OS X QuickDraw ARGB code execution

macos-argb-code-execution (31698) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Apple Mac OS X could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption vulnerability in the _GetSrcBits32ARGB function in the QuickDraw Manager when viewing a malicious PICT image. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a victim's application to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code on the victim's system, if the attacker could convince the victim to open a specially-crafted PICT image with a malformed Alpha RGB record.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.3
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Mac OS X (10.4.9 or later) or apply Apple Security Update 2007-003. See References.

References:

  • Apple Mac OS X Web site: Apple - Mac OS X.
  • Mac OS X 10.4.9 and Security Update 2007-003: About the security content of Mac OS X 10.4.9 and Security Update 2007-003.
  • MOAB-23-01-2007: Apple QuickDraw GetSrcBits32ARGB() Memory Corruption Vulnerability.
  • BID-22207: Apple Mac OS X QuickDraw GetSrcBits32ARGB Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0462: The _GetSrcBits32ARGB function in Apple QuickDraw, as used by Quicktime 7.1.3 and other applications on Mac OS X 10.4.8 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PICT image with a malformed Alpha RGB (ARGB) record, which triggers memory corruption.
  • OSVDB ID: 32696: Apple Mac OS X QuickDraw _GetSrcBits32ARGB() Function DoS
  • SA23859: Apple Mac OS X QuickDraw Denial of Service

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
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.1
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.2
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.3

Reported:

Jan 23, 2007

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