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QuickTime: heap overflow in clip opcode parsing allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT files (CVE-2008-1023)

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QuickTime: heap overflow in clip opcode parsing allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT files (CVE-2008-1023)

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 parsing of the Clip opcode may result in a heap buffer overflow. Viewing a maliciously crafted PICT image file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems. Credit to Wei Wang of McAfee AVERT labs, and David Wharton for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_4_5

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