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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime rtsp:// URL Handler Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017461
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0015   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 23 2007
Original Entry Date:  Jan 1 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple QuickTime. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted rtsp:// URL that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

HTML, Javascript, or a QTL file can be used as attack vectors to exploit this vulnerability.

LMH discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory and exploit is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix as part of Security Update 2007-001, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads at:

The Apple advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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