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QuickTime: invalid pointer handling allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2008-3628)

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QuickTime: invalid pointer handling allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2008-3628)

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

An invalid pointer issue exists in QuickTime's handling of PICT images. Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by correctly saving and restoring a global variable. This issue does not affect systems running Mac OS X. Credit to David Wharton for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_5_5

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