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QuickTime: buffer overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious, compressed PICT images (CVE-2008-0036)

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QuickTime: buffer overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious, compressed PICT images (CVE-2008-0036)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/15/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

A buffer overflow may occur while processing a compressed PICT image. Opening a maliciously crafted compressed PICT file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by terminating decoding when the result would extend beyond the end of the destination buffer. Credit to Chris Ries of Carnegie Mellon University Computing Services for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_4_0

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