Fortinet Discovers Apple QuickTime mp4 File 'traf' Atom Handling Heap Overflow Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images and interactivity. The classic version of QuickTime is available for Windows XP and later, as well as Mac OS X Leopard and later operating systems.
This vulnerability is caused due to insufficient validation on the value of size field in track fragment (atom 'traf') inside 'moof' atom. It may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Jun 28, 2015
Users should apply the solution provided by Apple.
This vulnerability was discovered by Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.