Apple fixes 7 flaws in Mac, Windows QuickTime

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 12:45 AM EST

The newest version of QuickTime, 7.1.3, patches 7 bugs in how the application checks a variety of file formats, including QuickTime, FLC, and H.264 movies; and FlashPix and SGI images. In each case, a malformed file can trigger a heap, buffer, or integer overflow, or in one case, an exception, that then might let the attacker introduce his own code to the PC or Mac, essentially hijacking the computer.

At InformationWeek.

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