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ZDI-09-005: Apple QuickTime VR Track Header Atom Heap Corruption Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-005 January 21, 2009
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of 'tkhd' atoms found inside QuickTimeVR files. Improper validation of the transform matrix data results in a heap chunk header overwrite leading to arbitrary code execution under the context of the currently logged in user.
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