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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for Quicktime < 7.0.4 on Windows
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote version of QuickTime is affected by multiple code execution
The remote Windows host is running a version of Quicktime prior to
The remote version of Quicktime is vulnerable to various buffer
overflows involving specially-crafted image and media files. An
attacker may be able to leverage these issues 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 version 7.0.4 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 16202
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security
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