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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0411 -- APPLE-SA-2005-05-31
1 June 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Mac OS X
Impact: Access Privileged Data
CVE Names: CAN-2005-1334
Original Bulletin: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301714
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APPLE-SA-2005-05-31 QuickTime 7.0.1
QuickTime 7.0.1 is now available and delivers the following security
improvement for the Quartz Composer Plugin:
Available for: QuickTime 7.0
Impact: With QuickTime 7.0, a QuickTime movie containing a
maliciously crafted Quartz Composer object can leak a data to an
arbitrary web location.
Description: Quartz Composer objects can be wrapped in a QuickTime
track, and can be delivered as a QuickTime movie. With QuickTime
7.0, a Quartz Composer object can gather local data and send it via
an encoded URL to an arbitrary web location. The QuickTime 7.0.1
update modifies the QuickTime Quartz Composer Plugin to prevent
access to remote web locations. This issue does not occur in
QuickTime for Windows. Credit to David Remahl of www.remahl.se/david
for reporting this issue.
QuickTime 7.0.1 is available at
for QuickTime version 7
The download file is named: "QuickTimeInstallerX.dmg"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 4aa63c334280e69aa0cf5256ee4b3afed1d45c65
Information will also be posted to the Apple Product Security
This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key,
and details are available at:
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