Apple's QuickTime Player and iTunes Check_stack_cookie buffer overflow
|quicktime-itunes-checkstackcookie-bo (45311)||High Risk|
Apple's QuickTime Player and iTunes are vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an off-by-one error in the Check_stack_cookie function. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file containing an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Apple iTunes Web site: Apple - iPod + iTunes.
- Apple QuickTime Web site: Apple - QuickTime - Download.
- Packet Storm Web Site: Quicktime7.5.5/Itunes 8.0 Remote Heap Overflow Crash .
- BID-31212: Apple QuickTime Filetype Remote Off-By-One Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-4116: Buffer overflow in Apple QuickTime 7.5.5 and iTunes 8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long type attribute in a quicktime tag (1) on a web page or embedded in a (2) .mp4 or (3) .mov file, possibly related to the Check_stack_cookie function and an off-by-one error that leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
- OSVDB ID: 49589: Apple QuickTime / iTunes Quicktime Tag Type Attribute Handling Overflow
- Apple iTunes 8.0
- Apple QuickTime 7.5.5
Aug 17, 2008
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