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Archived - About the security content of the QuickTime 7.1 Update

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This document describes the security content of the QuickTime 7.1 Update, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.

For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.

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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

To learn about other Security Updates, see "Apple Security Updates."

QuickTime 7.1 Update

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1458

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted JPEG image may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt JPEG image, an attacker can trigger an integer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of JPEG images.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1459, CVE-2006-1460

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted QuickTime movie may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt QuickTime movie, an attacker can trigger an integer overflow or buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of QuickTime movies. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting these issues.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1461

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted Flash movie may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt Flash movie, an attacker can trigger a buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of QuickTime movies. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1462, CVE-2006-1463

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted H.264 movie may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt H.264 movie, an attacker can trigger an integer overflow or buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of H.264 movies. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs and ATmaCA working through TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting these issues.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1464

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted MPEG4 movie may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt MPEG4 movie, an attacker can trigger a buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of MPEG4 movies. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1249

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted FlashPix image may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt FlashPix image, an attacker can trigger an integer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of FlashPix images. Credit to eEye Digital Security and Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting these issues.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1465

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted AVI movie may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt AVI movie, an attacker can trigger a buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of AVI movies. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting this issue.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-1453, CVE-2006-1454

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted PICT image may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Two issues affect QuickDraw when processing PICT images. Malformed font information may cause a stack buffer overflow, and malformed image data may cause a heap buffer overflow. By carefully crafting a malicious PICT image, an attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution when the image is viewed. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of PICT images. Credit to Mike Price of McAfee AVERT Labs for reporting these issues.

  • QuickTime

    CVE-ID: CVE-2006-2238

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.3.9 and later, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously-crafted BMP image may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution

    Description: By carefully crafting a corrupt BMP image, an attacker can trigger a buffer overflow which may result in an application crash or arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of BMP images.

    This issue was originally identified in CVE-2006-1983, but a new CVE name was assigned.

Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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