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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4116

Original release date: 09/18/2008
Last revised: 01/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in Apple QuickTime 7.5.5 and iTunes 8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long type attribute in a quicktime tag (1) on a web page or embedded in a (2) .mp4 or (3) .mov file, possibly related to the Check_stack_cookie function and an off-by-one error that leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7995
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4270
External Source: BID
Name: 31212
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6471
External Source: XF
Name: quicktime-itunes-checkstackcookie-bo(45311)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5936
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6113

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5936
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6113
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7995
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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