QuickTime Sorenson Video 3 Content Parsing Vulnerability

2009.06.05
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CVE: N/A
CWE: N/A

Secunia Research 02/06/2009 - QuickTime Sorenson Video 3 Content Parsing Vulnerability - Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10 = 1) Affected Software * Apple QuickTime 7.60 NOTE: Other versions may also be affected. = 2) Severity Rating: Highly critical Impact: System compromise Where: Remote = 3) Vendor's Description of Software "When you hop aboard QuickTime 7 Player, you�re assured of a truly rich multimedia experience.". Product Link: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/player/ = 4) Description of Vulnerability Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in QuickTime, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused by an error in the parsing of Sorenson Video 3 content. This can be exploited to corrupt memory by tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted movie file. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code. = 5) Solution Update to version 7.6.2. = 6) Time Table 26/02/2009 - Vendor notified. 02/03/200X - Vendor response. 25/05/2009 - Status update requested. 26/05/2009 - Vendor provides status update. 02/06/2009 - Public disclosure. = 7) Credits Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research. = 8) References The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-0188 for the vulnerability. Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3591 = 9) About Secunia Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration: http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security. http://secunia.com/advisories/ Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions: http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories: http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ = 10) Verification Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-10/ Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ =

References:

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Jun/0016.html


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