Advisory Details

June 11th, 2013

Apple QuickTime mvhd Atom Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-115
ZDI-CAN-1809

CVE ID CVE-2013-1022
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
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 12958. 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 within the handling of the mvhd atom. A malformed mvhd atom can be used to cause heap corruption. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-03-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-06-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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