Vulnerability Note VU#587937
Apple QuickTime MPEG-4 movie buffer overflow
Apple QuickTime fails to properly handle MPEG-4 movie files. This vulnerability may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.
Apple's QuickTime Player is multimedia software that allows users to view local and remote audio, video, and image content. QuickTime contains a buffer overflow in the code that handles MPEG-4 movies. This vulnerability may be triggered by sending the QuickTime Player, or an application that uses the QuickTime plug-in, a specially crafted MPEG-4 movie file.
Note that this issue affects QuickTime installations on both Apple Mac and Windows operating systems.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||17 May 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This issue was reported in the Apple Support Document 303752.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-1464
- Date Public: 11 May 2006
- Date First Published: 17 May 2006
- Date Last Updated: 17 May 2006
- Severity Metric: 17.28
- Document Revision: 16
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