Apple Mac OS X QuickTime CVE-2012-0659 MPEG File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability that affects the QuickTime component.

Successful exploits may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user; failed exploit attempts may cause denial-of-service conditions.

Note: This issue was previously discussed in BID 53445 (Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2012-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been given its own record to better document it.


 

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