Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple QuickTime Sep 13 2006 05:01PM
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McAfee Avert(tm) Labs Security Advisory

Public Release Date: 2006-09-12

Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities

CVE-2006-4382, CVE-2006-4384, CVE-2006-4385, CVE-2006-4386,

CVE-2006-4388, CVE-2006-4389


* Synopsis

Apple QuickTime is a multimedia technology used to process image, audio

and video data. QuickTime is used by the Mac OS X operating system and

by the QuickTime media player for Microsoft Windows.

Seven code execution vulnerabilities are present in QuickTime support

for various multimedia formats including: MOV, H.264, FLC, FPX and SGI.

Exploitation could lead to execution of arbitrary code. User interaction

is required for an attack to succeed.

The risk rating for these issues is medium.


* Vulnerable Systems

QuickTime 7.1.2 and below for Mac OS X

QuickTime for Windows 7.1.2 and below


* Vulnerability Information


Two buffer overflow vulnerabilities are present in QuickTime MOV format



On heap overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime FLC format



One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime SGI format



One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime MOV H.264

format support.


One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime FlashPix (FPX)

format support.


One uninitialized memory access vulnerability is present in QuickTime

FlashPix (FPX) format support.


* Resolution

Apple has included fixes for the QuickTime issues in QuickTime version

7.1.3 for Mac OS X and for Microsoft Windows.

Further information is available at:



* Credits

These vulnerabilities were discovered by Mike Price of McAfee Avert



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Dave Marcus, B.A., CCNA, MCSE

Security Research and Communications Manager

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