About the security content of QuickTime 7.7.6

This document describes the security content of QuickTime 7.7.6.

This update can be downloaded and installed using Software Update, or from the Apple Support website.

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

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QuickTime 7.7.6

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

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

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of RLE encoded movie files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1391 : Fernando Munoz working with iDefense VCP, Tom Gallagher & Paul Bates working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

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

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of the 'mvhd' atoms. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4979 : Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of MIDI files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4350 : s3tm3m working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Playing a maliciously crafted m4a file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of audio samples. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4351 : Karl Smith of NCC Group

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