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.
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.
|Date First Published:||2007-11-15|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-11-15 03:47 UTC|