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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for Quicktime < 7.0.3
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote version of QuickTime may permit a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.
The remote Windows host is running a version of Quicktime that is
older than Quicktime 7.0.3.
The remote version of this software is reportedly vulnerable to
various buffer overflows that may permit a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a malformed file to a
victim and have him open it using QuickTime player.
See also :
Upgrade to Quicktime 7.0.3 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
Networks Security ID: 15306, 15307, 15308, 15309
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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