Advisory Details

April 2nd, 2010

Apple QuickTime MPEG-1 genl Atom Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-045
ZDI-CAN-608

CVE ID CVE-2010-0526
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 9629. 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 during the parsing of MPEG content. Upon reading a field used for compression within a 'genl' atom in the movie container, the application will decompress outside the boundary of an allocated buffer. Successful exploitation can lead to code execution under the context of the application.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4104

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-11-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-04-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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