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Archived - About the security content of QuickTime 7.6.4

This document describes the security content of QuickTime 7.6.4.

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QuickTime 7.6.4

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2202

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Windows 7, Vista and XP SP3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted H.264 movie may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue exists in QuickTime's handling of H.264 movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted H.264 movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to Tom Ferris of the Adobe Secure Software Engineering Team for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2203

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Windows 7, Vista and XP SP3

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted MPEG-4 video file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of MPEG-4 video files. Opening a maliciously crafted MPEG-4 video file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to Alex Selivanov for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2798

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Windows 7, Vista and XP SP3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted FlashPix file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A heap buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of FlashPix files. Viewing a maliciously crafted FlashPix file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to Damian Put working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2799

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Windows 7, Vista and XP SP3

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted H.264 movie may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A heap buffer overflow exists in QuickTime's handling of H.264 movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted H.264 movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

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Last Modified: May 20, 2012
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