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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple QuickTime Vendors:   Apple
Apple QuickTime Integer Overflow in FlipFileTypeAtom_BtoN() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017967
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017967
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2296   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  Apr 26 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.5 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in QuickTime. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted '.mp4' file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow in FlipFileTypeAtom_BtoN() and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Tom Ferris of security-protocols.com discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://security-protocols.com/sp-x46-advisory.php

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix (7.2), in July 2007, available from the Software Update application, or from the Apple Downloads site at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

For Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later
The download file is named: "QuickTime720.dmg"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 391f359c8243b673bbd32c77a23416f5b0ebfd46


QuickTime 7.2 for Windows Vista/XP/2000
The download file is named: "QuickTimeInstaller.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: bb89981f10cf21de57b9453e53cf81b9194271a9


QuickTime 7.2 with iTunes for Windows Vista/XP/2000
The download file is named: "iTunesSetup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 77144b39b768143cb4882b7b6f463724f87fcbd8

The Apple advisory is available at:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305947

Vendor URL:  docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305947 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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