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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with M-JPEG encoding (CVE-2010-0517)

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QuickTime: arbitrary code execution via malicious movie files with M-JPEG encoding (CVE-2010-0517)

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
01/30/2020

Description

A heap buffer overflow in the handling of M-JPEG 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 M-JPEG encoded movie files. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, this issue is addressed in Mac OS X v10.6.3. Credit to Damian Put and an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_6

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