ZDI-08-058: Apple QuickTime Panorama PDAT Atom Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Sep 09 2008 09:56PM
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ZDI-08-058: Apple QuickTime Panorama PDAT Atom Parsing Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-058

September 9, 2008

-- CVE ID:

CVE-2008-3625

-- Affected Vendors:

Apple

-- Affected Products:

Apple Quicktime

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-- Vulnerability Details:

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 in the handling of panorama track PDAT atoms.

When the maxTilt, minFieldOfView and maxFieldOfView elements are

corrupted, a stack buffer overflow occurs which can be further leveraged

to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.

-- Vendor Response:

Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More

details can be found at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3027

-- Disclosure Timeline:

2008-06-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor

2008-09-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Anonymous

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