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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for OS X) Apple QuickTime Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032758
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032758
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3661, CVE-2015-3662, CVE-2015-3663, CVE-2015-3666, CVE-2015-3667, CVE-2015-3668   (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  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were 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 file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption flaw and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

G. Geshev working (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), kdot (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), WanderingGlitch of HP's Zero Day Initiative, Steven Seeley of Source Incite (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), Ryan Pentney, Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos, Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2015-3661, CVE-2015-3662, CVE-2015-3663, CVE-2015-3666, CVE-2015-3667, and CVE-2015-3668 for QuickTime on OS X (as part of OS X Yosemite v10.10.4 and Security Update 2015-005).

The Apple 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)

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