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Buffer overflow in QuickTime 7.0.4?
From: John Richard Moser (nigelenkicomcast.net)
Date: Sat May 27 2006 - 15:01:15 CDT
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I'm not sure if this one is known but I see the last buffer overflows
show Quicktime 7.x vulnerable and suggest upgrading to 7.0.4*.
I was downloading Elephant's dream from
Windows XP*, and started playing with scrolling past the end of the
movie. This invariably crashes Firefox with the QuickTime player, etc etc.
* http://orange.blender.org/ QuickTime, H.264 / AAC Stereo 1024x576
So I opened the QuickTime Player itself, v7.0.4, and threw it forward to
half-way. I get a dialog box claiming the Microsoft Visual C Runtime
detected a "buffer overflow," and immediately remember-- windows has
stack smash protection now, thanks to the MS Research Glepnir project
looking into StackGuard! I know the basic concept-- canaries on the stack.
So apparently I threw QuickTime 7.0.4 into an overflow again?
The question here is, can anyone else reproduce this one? I don't have
an exact environment or a file for you (it was downloading while it was
going), but just let the download go for a bit and start trying to open
it in QuickTime while it's downloading and scroll past the end.
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