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QuickTime: stack overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious QTVR files with crafted panorama PDAT atoms (CVE-2008-3625)

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QuickTime: stack overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious QTVR files with crafted panorama PDAT atoms (CVE-2008-3625)

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
01/30/2020

Description

A stack buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of panorama atoms in QTVR (QuickTime Virtual Reality) movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted QTVR file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking of panorama atoms. Credit to an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_5_5

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