ZDI-09-007: Apple QuickTime Cinepak Codec MDAT Heap Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-007 January 21, 2009
-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-2006
-- Affected Vendors: Apple
-- Affected Products: Apple Quicktime
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-- 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 open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of movie data encoded using the Cinepak Video Codec. When parsing the data in the MDAT atom, there exists a signedness error which leads to a heap overflow. When this occurs it can be further leveraged to execute 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: 2008-06-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-01-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous
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