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This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of QuickTime Player. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must either
open a malicious file, or visit a malicious web page.
The specific flaw exists during decompression of a delta-encoded chunk.
The algorithm to decompress the frame trusts a line specifier when
calculating where to write decompressed data. This results in a relative
write using attacker supplied values which can lead to remove code
execution under the context of the current user.
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
2008-10-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-06-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by:
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