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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via zero-sized user atom data in movie files (CVE-2009-0956)

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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via zero-sized user atom data in movie files (CVE-2009-0956)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/02/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

An uninitialized memory access issue exists in QuickTime's handling of movie files. Viewing a movie file with a zero user data atom size may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of movie files, and presenting a warning dialog to the user. Credit to Lurene Grenier of Sourcefire, Inc. (VRT) for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_2

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