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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious Cinepak files (CVE-2009-0006)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious Cinepak files (CVE-2009-0006)

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 signedness issue exists in QuickTime's handling of Cinepak encoded movie files, which may result in a heap buffer overflow. 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 movie files. Credit to an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_0

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