51526 : Apple QuickTime Crafted AVI File Handling Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-01-21
Time to Patch
98 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-0003" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Heap-based buffer overflow in Apple QuickTime before 7.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application termination) and execute arbitrary code via an AVI movie file with an invalid nBlockAlign value in the _WAVEFORMATEX structure.

Classification

Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-01-22 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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