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ZDI-08-058: Apple QuickTime Panorama PDAT Atom Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Date: Tue Sep 09 2008 - 16:56:49 CDT


ZDI-08-058: Apple QuickTime Panorama PDAT Atom Parsing Buffer Overflow
Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-058
September 9, 2008

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2008-3625

-- Affected Vendors:
Apple

-- Affected Products:
Apple Quicktime

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Apple QuickTime. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a
malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of panorama track PDAT atoms.
When the maxTilt, minFieldOfView and maxFieldOfView elements are
corrupted, a stack buffer overflow occurs which can be further leveraged
to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.

-- Vendor Response:
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3027

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2008-06-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-09-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Anonymous

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