Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.TeXML.Multiple.Attributes.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 TeXML file with an overly long translate or matrix object in a transform attribute. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted TeXML file.

Affected Products

Apple Computer Quicktime prior to 7.7.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://support.apple.com/downloads#quicktime

CVE References

CVE-2012-0663