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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious FlashPix files (CVE-2009-2798)

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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious FlashPix files (CVE-2009-2798)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

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

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_4

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