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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious FPX files (CVE-2006-4389)

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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious FPX files (CVE-2006-4389)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/12/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2006
Modified
10/03/2016

Description

By carefully crafting a corrupt FlashPix file, an attacker can trigger an exception leaving an uninitialized object. This may lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of FlashPix files. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_1_3

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