Threat Encyclopedia

Apple.QuickTime.FlashPix.NumberOfTiles.Code.Execution

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This indicates an attack attempt against an integer-overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a FlashPix file with a malformed SubImage Header Stream. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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QuickTime in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.3

Impact

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

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Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

CVE References

CVE-2010-0519