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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via COLOR_64 chunks in malicious FLC files (CVE-2006-4384)

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QuickTime: heap overflow allows arbitrary code execution via COLOR_64 chunks in malicious FLC files (CVE-2006-4384)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/12/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/28/2006
Modified
10/03/2016

Description

By carefully crafting a corrupt FLC movie, an attacker can trigger a heap buffer overflow which may lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of FLC movies. Credit to Ruben Santamarta of reversemode.com working with the iDefense VCP Program, and Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • quicktime-upgrade-7_1_3

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