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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2175

Original release date: 04/24/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Apple QuickTime Java extensions (QTJava.dll), as used in Safari and other browsers, and when Java is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via parameters to the toQTPointer method in quicktime.util.QTHandleRef, which can be used to modify arbitrary memory when creating QTPointerRef objects, as demonstrated during the "PWN 2 0WN" contest at CanSecWest 2007.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017950
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070501 ZDI-07-023: Apple QTJava toQTPointer() Pointer Arithmetic Memory Overwrite Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#420668
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-05-01
External Source: XF
Name: quicktime-unspecified-code-execution(33827)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://cansecwest.com/post/2007-04-20-14:54:00.First_Mac_Hacked_Cancel_Or_Allow
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/04/20/pwn-2-own_winner/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matasano.com/log/812/breaking-macbook-vuln-in-quicktime-affects-win32-apple-code/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305446
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-023.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matasano.com/log/806/hot-off-the-matasano-sms-queue-cansec-macbook-challenge-won/

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