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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3626

Original release date: 09/10/2008
Last revised: 11/02/2013


The CallComponentFunctionWithStorage function in Apple QuickTime before 7.5.5 does not properly handle a large entry in the sample_size_table in STSZ atoms, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted movie file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020841
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3027
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31821
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32121
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16152
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-02
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2527
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-059/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 31086
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080909 ZDI-08-059: Apple QuickTime STSZ Atom Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3189
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-09
External Source: BID
Name: 31546
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2735

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