Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.TeXML.textBox.Element.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is caused by a validation error when the vulnerable software parses certain properties in a QuickTime TeXML file. 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 7.7.4

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/HT5770

CVE References

CVE-2013-1015