Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Quicktime.Panorama.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability occurs when processing "panorama sample atoms" in QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) movie files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by tricking the target user into opening a crafted movie file. Successful exploitation may lead to arbitrary code execution in the security context of the logged in user.

Affected Products

Apple Computer - Mac OS X (10.3.9)
Apple Computer - Mac OS X (10.4.9)
Apple Computer - Mac OS X (10.5)
Apple Computer - Quicktime (prior to 7.3)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

CVE References

CVE-2007-4675