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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious BMP files (CVE-2006-2238)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via malicious BMP files (CVE-2006-2238)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/12/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/22/2006
Modified
10/03/2016

Description

By carefully crafting a corrupt BMP image, an attacker can trigger a buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of BMP images.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_1_0

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