48040 : Apple QuickTime Unspecified Component AVC1 atom Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-3627" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Apple QuickTime before 7.5.5 does not properly handle (1) MDAT atoms in MP4 video files within QuickTimeH264.qtx, (2) MDAT atoms in mov video files within QuickTimeH264.scalar, and (3) AVC1 atoms in an unknown media type within an unspecified component, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) via a crafted, H.264 encoded movie file.


Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-09-11 | Disagree?

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