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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime Buffer Overflow in Playing '.mov' Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015397
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015397
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 21 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0.3 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in 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 '.mov' file that, when played by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and cause the application to crash or to execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Some demonstration exploit files are available at:

http://www.security-protocols.com/poc/sp-x21-1.mov

http://www.security-protocols.com/poc/sp-x21-2.mov

The vendor has been notified.

Tom Ferris discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x21-advisory.txt

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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