Apple QuickTime stsd Atom Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2013-06-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-13-116
Type zdi
Reporter Mil3s beep
Modified 2013-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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 within the handling of the stsd atom. A malformed stsd atom can be used to cause heap corruption. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.