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QuickTime: use of uninitialized memory allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with third-party Indeo v5 codecs (CVE-2008-3615)

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QuickTime: use of uninitialized memory allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with third-party Indeo v5 codecs (CVE-2008-3615)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

An uninitialized memory access issue exists in the third-party Indeo v5 codec for QuickTime, which does not ship with QuickTime. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by not rendering content encoded with any version of the Indeo codec. This issue does not affect systems running Mac OS X. Credit to Paul Byrne of NGSSoftware for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_5_5

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