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Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-304

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-304
Posted Oct 26, 2011
Authored by Tipping Point | Site zerodayinitiative.com

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-304 - This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apple QuickTime Player. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. 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 within how the application parses an audio stream encoded with the advanced audio codec. A field will be read from the file in order to calculate a length that is later used in a memory copy operation into a statically sized buffer. Successful exploitation can lead to code execution under the context of the application.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, code execution
systems | apple
advisories | CVE-2011-3252
MD5 | dd2644cc712b83a32978163292120634

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-304

Change Mirror Download
ZDI-11-304 : Apple Quicktime Advanced Audio Codec Frame Parsing Remote
Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-304
October 26, 2011

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2011-3252

-- CVSS:
8.3, AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

-- Affected Vendors:

Apple



-- Affected Products:

Apple Quicktime



-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Apple QuickTime Player. Authentication is
not required to exploit this vulnerability. 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 within how the application parses an audio
stream encoded with the advanced audio codec. A field will be read from
the file in order to calculate a length that is later used in a memory
copy operation into a statically sized buffer. Successful exploitation
can lead to code execution under the context of the application.

-- Vendor Response:

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

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4981



-- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-04-11 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-10-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Luigi Auriemma



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altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint
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