[NT]Apple QuickTime Player H.264 Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability
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- Date: 4 Oct 2008 18:20:21 +0200
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Apple QuickTime Player H.264 Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability
A vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Apple QuickTime. User interaction is required
to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious
page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists in the parsing of MP4 video files in
QuickTimeH264.qtx. A maliciously crafted MDAT atom can cause a heap
corruption resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can
be found at:
2008-05-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-09-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI).
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