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Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-11-08    Last Update:  2012-12-19    Views:  9,293

Secunia Advisory SA51226

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A boundary error when processing a PICT file can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

2) An error when processing a PICT file can be exploited to corrupt memory.

3) A use-after-free error exists in the plugin when handling "_qtactivex_" parameters within an HTML object.

4) A boundary error when handling the transform attribute of "text3GTrack" elements can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted TeXML file.

5) Some errors when processing TeXML files can be exploited to cause a buffer overflows.

6) A boundary error when handling certain MIME types within a plugin can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

7) A use-after-free error exists in the ActiveX control when handling "Clear()" method.

8) A boundary error when processing a Targa file can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

9) A boundary error when processing the "rnet" box within MP4 files can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 7.7.3.


Solution:
Update to version 7.7.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
2) Jeremy Brown, Microsoft

The vendor credits:
1) Mark Yason, IBM X-Force
3, 7) chkr_d591 via iDefense VCP
4) Alexander Gavrun via ZDI
5) Arezou Hosseinzad-Amirkhizi, Vulnerability Research Team, TELUS Security Labs
6) Pavel Polischouk, Vulnerability Research Team, TELUS Security Labs
8) Senator of Pirates
9) Kevin Szkudlapski, QuarksLab

Original Advisory:
Apple:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5581

Microsoft:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/msvr/msvr12-021

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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