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TPTI-07-20: Apple Quicktime Movie Stack Overflow Vulnerability
From: DVLabs <dvlabs () tippingpoint com>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 14:56:06 -0600

TPTI-07-20: Apple Quicktime Movie Stack Overflow Vulnerability

November 12, 2007

-- CVE ID:

-- Affected Vendor:

-- Affected Products:
QuickTime 7.2

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows 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 parsing of a malformed movie atom.
Specifying a large size will result in a stack overflow. If exploited,
remote code execution can be achieved with the credentials of the
logged in user.

-- Vendor Response:
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:


-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.10.19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.11.12 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by Cody Pierce - TippingPoint DVLabs.

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