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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT files (CVE-2007-0715)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT files (CVE-2007-0715)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/05/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

A heap buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of PICT files. By enticing a user to open a malicious PICT image file an attacker can trigger the overflow, which may lead to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of PICT files. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_1_5

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