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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious QTL files (CVE-2007-4706)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious QTL files (CVE-2007-4706)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/14/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/21/2007
Modified
10/03/2016

Description

A heap buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of QTL files. By enticing a user to view a maliciously crafted QTL file, an attacker may cause an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_3_1

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