Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.QTVR.QTVRStringAtom.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted QTVR file containing a malformed QTVRStringAtom atom. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted QTVR file.

Affected Products

Apple QuickTime 7.7.2 and earlier versions for Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5261

CVE References

CVE-2012-0667