Intrusion Prevention

Apple.QuickTime.Panorama.Sample.Atoms.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to an error when processing malformed "panorama sample atoms" in QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) movie files. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a malicious movie file and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

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