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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032757
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032757
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3713   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 1 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.8.5, 10.9.5, 10.10 to 10.10.3
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 movie file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create a specially crafted movie file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (OS X Yosemite v10.10.4, Security Update 2015-005).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204942

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT204942 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.


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