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QuickTime: memory corruption allows arbitrary code execution via malicious ftyp atoms in movie files (CVE-2008-1739)

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QuickTime: memory corruption allows arbitrary code execution via malicious ftyp atoms in movie files (CVE-2008-1739)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/03/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

An issue in QuickTime's parsing of 'ftyp' atoms may result in memory corruption. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to the Mu Security research team for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_4_5

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