Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.FlashPix.File.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation when parsing a malformed FlashPix file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a maliciously crafted file.

Affected Products

Apple Computer QuickTime prior to 7.7.79.80.95

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/HT206167

CVE References

CVE-2016-1768