Apple QuickTime movie file code execution

quicktime-moviefile-code-execution (35353) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Apple QuickTime could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unspecified memory corruption vulnerability. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted movie file, a remote attacker could corrupt memory and cause the victim's QuickTime application to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code on the victim's system with the privileges of the user. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the malicious file as an email attachment or hosting it on a Web site.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Apple QuickTime (7.2 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.

References:

  • Apple QuickTime Web site: Apple - QuickTime.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of QuickTime 7.2 .
  • BID-24873: Apple QuickTime Information Disclosure and Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2392: Apple Quicktime before 7.2 on Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.9 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted movie file that triggers memory corruption.
  • OSVDB ID: 36136: Apple QuickTime MOV File Handling Memory Corruption
  • SA26034: Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018373: QuickTime Memory Corruption Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • US-CERT VU#582681: Apple QuickTime fails to properly handle malformed movie files

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
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.4
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.5
  • Apple QuickTime 7.1.6

Reported:

Jul 11, 2007

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