Apple QuickTime Targa buffer overflow
|apple-quicktime-targa-bo (79902)||High Risk|
Apple QuickTime is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when processing a Targa file. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted Targa file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
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.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-20-2012]: Apple QuickTime 7.7.2 Targa image Buffer Overflow.
- Packetstorm Security Website: Apple QuickTime 7.7.2 Buffer Overflow.
- BID-56551: Apple QuickTime CVE-2012-3755 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-3755: Buffer overflow in Apple QuickTime before 7.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted Targa image.
- OSVDB ID: 87090: Apple QuickTime Targa File Handling Overflow
- SA51226: 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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