|CVSS SCORE||10.0, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8045. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
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 open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists in QuickTimeMPEG.qtx and results when QuickTime attempts to parse a malformed 'genl' atom that may be present in any QuickTime media file. A heap overflow is caused when QuickTime fails to perform proper bounds checking on the amount of data copied to the heap by a set of nested loops which can result in arbitrary code execution.
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: