Apple QuickTime Macintosh Resources code execution
|quicktime-macintosh-code-execution (39696)||High Risk|
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 containing an embedded Macintosh Resource record with an overly large length value in the resource header, 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 victim. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the malicious file as an email attachment or by hosting it on a Web site.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple QuickTime (7.4 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 7.4.
- iDefense PUBLIC ADVISORY: 01.15.08: Apple QuickTime Macintosh Resource Processing Heap Corruption Vulnerability.
- BID-27301: Apple QuickTime 'Macintosh Resource' Records Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-0032: Apple QuickTime before 7.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a movie file containing a Macintosh Resource record with a modified length value in the resource header, which triggers heap corruption.
- OSVDB ID: 40896: Apple QuickTime Movie File Malformed Macintosh Resource Record Heap Corruption Arbitrary Code Execution
- SA28502: Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1019221: QuickTime Movie and PICT File Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.9
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5
- 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
- Apple QuickTime 7.2
- Apple QuickTime 7.3
- Apple QuickTime 7.3.1
- Apple QuickTime 18.104.22.168
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Jan 15, 2008
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