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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious FLC compression files (CVE-2009-0951)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious FLC compression files (CVE-2009-0951)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/02/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/05/2009
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

A heap buffer overflow exists in the handling of FLC compression files. Opening a maliciously crafted FLC compression file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_2

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