Secunia Research: QuickTime Sorenson Video 3 Array-Indexing Vulnerability

2010-11-18T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:25156
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-11-18T00:00:00

Description

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                 Secunia Research 11/11/2010

- QuickTime Sorenson Video 3 Array-Indexing Vulnerability -

====================================================================== Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10

====================================================================== 1) Affected Software

  • Apple QuickTime 7.6.6 and 7.6.8

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

====================================================================== 2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical Impact: System compromise Where: Remote

====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software

"When you hop aboard QuickTime 7 Player, you’re assured of a truly rich multimedia experience.".

Product Link: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/player/

====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by an array-indexing error when parsing Sorenson Video 3 content and can be exploited to corrupt memory during decompression via a specially crafted file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

====================================================================== 5) Solution

This will be addressed in an upcoming version for Windows. A fix is available for Mac OS X.

====================================================================== 6) Time Table

13/04/2010 - Vendor notified. 13/04/2010 - Vendor response. 26/10/2010 - Vendor provides status update. 11/11/2010 - Public disclosure.

====================================================================== 7) Credits

Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

====================================================================== 8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2010-3793 for the vulnerability.

====================================================================== 9) About Secunia

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====================================================================== 10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-60/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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