Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.MJPEG.Frame.stsd.Atom.Heap.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation when parsing a MP4 file with a malformed atom. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted QuickTime mp4 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.
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202735

CVE References

CVE-2013-1020