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QuickTime: integer overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious SMIL files (CVE-2007-2394)

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QuickTime: integer overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious SMIL files (CVE-2007-2394)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/15/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

An integer overflow vulnerability exists in QuickTime's handling of SMIL files. By enticing a user to access a maliciously crafted SMIL file, an attacker can trigger the issue which may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of SMIL files. Credit to David Vaartjes of ITsec Security Services, working with the iDefense VCP, for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_2_0

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