Apple QuickTime rnet buffer overflow
|quicktime-rnet-bo (79903)||High Risk|
Apple QuickTime is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when processing the rnet box within MP4 files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted 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.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.
- Apple KB Article: HT5581: About the security content of QuickTime 7.7.3.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3 and Security Update 2013-001.
- BID-56552: Apple QuickTime CVE-2012-3756 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-3756: 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 rnet box in an MP4 movie file.
- OSVDB ID: 87091: Apple QuickTime MP4 File rnet Box Handling Overflow
- SA51226: Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8
- Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5
- Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2
- Apple Mac OS X Lion Server 10.7.5
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.8
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.0
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.1
- Apple QuickTime 7.7.2
Nov 07, 2012
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