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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime Movie File Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034610
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7085, CVE-2015-7086, CVE-2015-7087, CVE-2015-7088, CVE-2015-7089, CVE-2015-7090, CVE-2015-7091, CVE-2015-7092, CVE-2015-7117   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 8 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.7.9
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 movie file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

An anonymous researcher, Ryan Pentney and Richard Johnson of Cisco Talos, Pedro Ribeiro of Agile Information Security, and Jaanus Kp Clarified Security (via HP's Zero Day Initiative) 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 (7.7.9).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (7), Windows (Vista)

Message History:   None.

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