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QuickTime: heap corruption allows arbitrary code execution via malicious H.264 movie files (CVE-2008-3627)

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QuickTime: heap corruption allows arbitrary code execution via malicious H.264 movie files (CVE-2008-3627)

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

Multiple memory corruption exist in QuickTime's handling of H.264 encoded movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of H.264 encoded movie files. Credit to an anonymous researcher and Subreption LLC working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_5_5

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