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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with H.261 encoding (CVE-2010-0514)

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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with H.261 encoding (CVE-2010-0514)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/30/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/25/2010
Modified
07/16/2012

Description

A heap buffer overflow exists in the handling of H.261 encoded movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed by performing additional validation of H.261 encoded movie files. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, this issue is addressed in Mac OS X v10.6.3. Credit to Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_6

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