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QuickTime: denial of service and arbitrary code execution via malicious H.263 files (CVE-2009-0005)

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QuickTime: denial of service and arbitrary code execution via malicious H.263 files (CVE-2009-0005)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

A memory corruption exists in QuickTime's handling of H.263 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.263 encoded movie files. Credit to Dave Soldera of NGS Software for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_0

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