Advisory Details

September 17th, 2019

QuickTime get_by_tree Memory Corruption Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-19-832
ZDI-CAN-8091

CVE ID CVE-2019-8585
CVSS SCORE 5.3, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS macOS
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of 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 AudioCodecs module. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210119
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-03-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-09-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT riusksk of VulWar Corp
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