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QuickTime: unspecified overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with large STSZ atoms (CVE-2008-3626)

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QuickTime: unspecified overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with large STSZ atoms (CVE-2008-3626)

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

Description

A memory corruption issue exists in QuickTime's handling of STSZ atoms in movie files. 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 of STSZ 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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