McAfee Avert(tm) Labs Security Advisory
Public Release Date: 2006-09-12
Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
CVE-2006-4382, CVE-2006-4384, CVE-2006-4385, CVE-2006-4386,
Apple QuickTime is a multimedia technology used to process image, audio
and video data. QuickTime is used by the Mac OS X operating system and
by the QuickTime media player for Microsoft Windows.
Seven code execution vulnerabilities are present in QuickTime support
for various multimedia formats including: MOV, H.264, FLC, FPX and SGI.
Exploitation could lead to execution of arbitrary code. User interaction
is required for an attack to succeed.
The risk rating for these issues is medium.
* Vulnerable Systems
QuickTime 7.1.2 and below for Mac OS X
QuickTime for Windows 7.1.2 and below
* Vulnerability Information
Two buffer overflow vulnerabilities are present in QuickTime MOV format
On heap overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime FLC format
One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime SGI format
One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime MOV H.264
One buffer overflow vulnerability is present in QuickTime FlashPix (FPX)
One uninitialized memory access vulnerability is present in QuickTime
FlashPix (FPX) format support.
Apple has included fixes for the QuickTime issues in QuickTime version
7.1.3 for Mac OS X and for Microsoft Windows.
Further information is available at:
These vulnerabilities were discovered by Mike Price of McAfee Avert
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Dave Marcus, B.A., CCNA, MCSE
Security Research and Communications Manager
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