Apple Quicktime Movie Stack Overflow VulnerabilityTPTI-07-20: November 14th, 2007
Vulnerability DetailsThis vulnerability allows 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 within the parsing of a malformed movie atom. Specifying a large size will result in a stack overflow. If exploited, remote code execution can be achieved with the credentials of the logged in user.
Vendor ResponseApple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2007-10-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007-11-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory