A vulnerability has been discovered in QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the PictureViewer application loading libraries (e.g. CoreGraphics.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a MacPaint image (.mac) located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 7.6.7 for Windows. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 7.6.8.
Provided and/or discovered by: Mr Teatime, the vendor also credits Haifei Li, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs
Original Advisory: Apple:
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