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QuickTime: heap-based buffer overlow in QuickTimeAuthoriing.qtx allows arbitrary code execution via malicious FLC files (CVE-2010-0520)

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QuickTime: heap-based buffer overlow in QuickTimeAuthoriing.qtx allows arbitrary code execution via malicious FLC files (CVE-2010-0520)

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 exists in the handling of FLC 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 FLC encoded movie files. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, this issue is addressed in Mac OS X v10.6.3. Credit to Moritz Jodeit of n.runs AG, working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative, and Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Security for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_6_6

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