Vulnerability Note VU#445083
Apple QuickTime heap buffer overflow vulnerability
Apple QuickTime contains a buffer overflow vulnerability. If exploited, this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute code.
Apple QuickTime is a media player that includes a browser plugin. Color table atoms can set a list of preferred colors for displaying movieson clients that only support 256 colors.
From Apple Article ID: 306896 "About the security content of QuickTime 7.3":
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause QuickTime to crash.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||14 Nov 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Apple credits Ruben Santamarta of reversemode.com and Mario Ballano of 48bits.com working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-4677
- Date Public: 05 Nov 2007
- Date First Published: 14 Nov 2007
- Date Last Updated: 14 Nov 2007
- Severity Metric: 26.27
- Document Revision: 8
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