ZDI-08-062: Apple QuickTime MDAT Frame Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-062 September 9, 2008
-- CVE ID: CVE-2008-3627
-- Affected Vendors: Apple
-- Affected Products: Apple Quicktime
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote 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 in the parsing of mov video files in QuickTimeH264.scalar. A maliciously crafted MDAT atom can cause a heap corruption resulting in the execution of arbitrary code under the context of the current user.
-- Vendor Response: Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2008-05-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2008-09-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Subreption LLC
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