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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images with crafted PixData structures (CVE-2008-1581)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images with crafted PixData structures (CVE-2008-1581)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

An issue in QuickTime's handling of PixData structures when processing a PICT image may result in a heap buffer overflow. Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image 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 systems running Mac OS X. Credit to Dyon Balding of Secunia Research for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_5_0

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