[VulnWatch] Fortinet Security Advisory: "Apple QuickTime Player Improper Memory Access Vulnerability"

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-01-13T00:00:00


Fortinet Security Advisory: FSA-2006-04

Apple QuickTime Player Improper Memory Access Vulnerability

Advisory Date : January 12, 2006 Reported Date : November 28, 2005 Vendor : Apple computers Affected Products : Apple QuickTime Player v7.0.3 Severity : High Reference : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3707 http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303101 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16202/info

Description : Fortinet Security Research Team (FSRT) has discovered a Improper Memory Access Vulnerability in the Apple QuickTime Player. Apple QuickTime has Improper Memory Access vulnerability in parsing the specially crafted TGA image files. A remote attacker could construct a web page with specially crafted TGA file and entice a victim to view it, when the user opens the TGA image with Internet Explorer or Apple QuickTime Player, it'll cause memory access violation, and leading to potential Arbitrary Command Execution.

Impact : Execute arbitrary code

Solution : Apple Computers has released a security update for this vulnerability, which is available for downloading from Apples's web site under security update.

Fortinet Protection: Fortinet is protecting network from this vulnerability with latest IPS update.

Acknowledgment : Dejun Meng of Fortinet Security Research team found this vulnerability.

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