Apple QuickTime SMIL files overflow
|quicktime-smil-overflow (35357)||High Risk|
Apple QuickTime is vulnerable to an integer overflow, caused by improper handling of SMIL files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted SMIL file, a remote attacker could 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.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple QuickTime (7.2 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple QuickTime Web site: Apple - QuickTime.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of QuickTime 7.2 .
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon Sep 03 2007 - 09:28:20 CDT: Apple QuickTime integer overflow vulnerability when parsing SMIL file.
- iDefense Labs Public Advisory: 07.11.07: Apple QuickTime SMIL File Processing Integer Overflow Vulnerability.
- BID-24873: Apple QuickTime Information Disclosure and Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-2394: Integer overflow in 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 crafted (1) title and (2) author fields in an SMIL file, related to improper calculations for memory allocation.
- OSVDB ID: 36134: Apple QuickTime SMIL File Handling Multiple Field Overflow
- SA26034: Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1018373: QuickTime Memory Corruption Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- 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
Jul 11, 2007
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