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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4092

Original release date: 12/08/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in QuickTime.qts in Apple QuickTime Player 7.0.3 and iTunes 6.0.1 (3) and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via a .mov file with (1) a Movie Resource atom with a large size value, or (2) an stsd atom with a modified Sample Description Table size value, and possibly other vectors involving media files. NOTE: item 1 was originally identified by CVE-2005-4127 for a pre-patch announcement, and item 2 was originally identified by CVE-2005-4128 for a pre-patch announcement.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: SREASON
Name: 334
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0128
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.security-protocols.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3133
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.eeye.com/html/research/upcoming/20051117b.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015356
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.security-protocols.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3109
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-011A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.eeye.com/html/research/upcoming/20051117a.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#921193
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060111 [EEYEB-20051117B] Apple iTunes (QuickTime.qts) Heap Overflow
External Source: MISC
Name: http://security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x21-advisory.txt
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-01-10
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015396
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x21-advisory.txt
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-3012
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015397
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060111 [EEYEB-20051117A] Apple QuickTime STSD Atom Heap Overflow
External Source: BID
Name: 15732
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060111 Updated Advisories - Incorrect CVE Information
External Source: SREASON
Name: 336

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+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apple:itunes:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:apple:quicktime:7.0.3

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