Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.MPEG.Stream.Padding.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted MPEG file. An attacker can trick an unsuspecting user into opening a malicious MPEG file and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Apple Computer Quicktime prior to 7.7.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5261

CVE References

CVE-2012-0659