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Apple QuickTime RTSP "Content-Type" Header Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-11-26    Last Update:  2007-12-14    Views:  39,356

Secunia Advisory SA27755

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


h07 has discovered a vulnerability in Apple QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing RTSP replies and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted RTSP reply containing an overly long "Content-Type" header.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code and requires that the user is e.g. tricked into opening a malicious QTL file or visiting a malicious web site.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 7.3. Other versions may also be affected.

NOTE: A working exploit is publicly available.


Solution:
Update to version 7.3.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
h07

Original Advisory:
Apple:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307176

http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/4648

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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