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QuickTime: buffer overflow in reference atom handling allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movies (CVE-2008-1015)

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QuickTime: buffer overflow in reference atom handling allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movies (CVE-2008-1015)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/04/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

An issue in QuickTime's handling of data reference atoms may result in a buffer overflow. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of data reference atoms. Credit to Chris Ries of Carnegie Mellon University Computing Services for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_4_5

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