Advisory Details

April 2nd, 2010

Apple QuickTime QDMC/QDM2 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-038
ZDI-CAN-534

CVE ID CVE-2010-0060
CVSS SCORE 10.0, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Quicktime
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9642. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

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 QuickTimeAudioSupport.qtx library when parsing malformed QDMC and QDM2 codec atoms. By modifying specific values within the stream an attacker can cause heap corruption which can lead to arbitrary code execution under the context of the currently logged in user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-09-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-04-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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