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This 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 handling of panorama track PDAT atoms. When the maxTilt, minFieldOfView and maxFieldOfView elements are corrupted, a stack buffer overflow occurs which can be further leveraged to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: