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QuickTime: stack overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2007-4672)

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QuickTime: stack overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2007-4672)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/07/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
10/03/2016

Description

A stack buffer overflow exists in PICT image processing. By enticing a user to open a maliciously crafted image, an attacker may cause an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of PICT files. Credit to Ruben Santamarta of reversemode.com working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_3_0

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