Apple QuickTime PICT file code execution
Apple QuickTime could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error when handling PICT files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PICT file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
|Base Score: ||9.3
| Access Vector: ||Network
| Access Complexity: ||Medium
| Authentication: ||None
| Confidentiality Impact: ||Complete
| Integrity Impact: ||Complete
| Availability Impact: ||Complete
|Temporal Score: ||6.9
| Exploitability: ||Unproven
| Remediation Level: ||Official-Fix
| Report Confidence: ||Confirmed
Refer to Apple KB Article: HT5581 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Apple KB Article: HT5581: About the security content of QuickTime 7.7.3.
Apple QuickTime before 7.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted PICT file.
- OSVDB ID: 87092:
Apple QuickTime PICT File Handling Memory Corruption
Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.0
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.1
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.2
Nov 07, 2012
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