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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2009-2837)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious PICT images (CVE-2009-2837)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
07/16/2012

Description

A heap buffer overflow exists in the handling of PICT images. Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. The issue is addressed through improved validation of PICT images. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, this issue is addressed in Mac OS X v10.6.2, and for Mac OS X v10.5 systems it is addressed in Security Update 2009-006. Credit to Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_6

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