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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime for Windows Memory Corruption Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary C ode
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033346
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033346
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5785, CVE-2015-5786   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 21 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.7.8
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Apple QuickTime for Windows. 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 error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2015-5785, CVE-2015-5786].

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs and Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.7.8).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205046

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT205046 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (7), Windows (Vista)

Message History:   None.


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