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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   QuickTime Vendors:   Apple Computer
Apple QuickTime Java Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017950
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017950
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2175   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 2 2007
Original Entry Date:  Apr 24 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.1.6
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 specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user via a Java-enabled browser, will trigger a flaw in the toQTPointer() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on April 23, 2007.

Dino Dai Zovi discovered this vulnerability.

This vulnerability was originally reported in the media as an Apple Safari vulnerability.

Some vulnerability details are available at:

http://www.matasano.com/log/812/breaking-macbook-vuln-in-quicktime-affects-win32-apple-code/

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (7.1.6), available from the Software Update application, or from the Download area in the QuickTime site at:

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/

For Mac OS X v10.4.9 and Mac OS X v10.3.9
The download file is named: "QuickTime716.dmg"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 275327dadcb28b704eb2ed40db3ee300103cea6f

QuickTime 7.1.6 for Windows XP/2000
The download file is named: "QuickTimeInstaller.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 2ebfbab44f7ee26ce15f88373d5f843ef2232ed4

QuickTime 7.1.6 with iTunes for Windows XP/2000
The download file is named: "iTunesSetup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 528be70403b1675597e8563bafe2f9f728eda6dd

The Apple advisory is available at:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305446

Vendor URL:  docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305446 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 24 Apr 2007 04:37:12 -0400
Subject:  Quicktime


http://www.matasano.com/log/812/breaking-macbook-vuln-in-quicktime-affects-win32-apple-code/


 
 


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