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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Quicktime < 7.1 (Mac OS X)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Quicktime on Mac OS X

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote version of QuickTime is affected by multiple overflow

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Quicktime prior to

The remote version of Quicktime is vulnerable to various integer and
buffer overflows involving specially-crafted image and media files.
A possible hacker may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host by sending a malformed file to a victim and
having him open it using QuickTime player.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Quicktime version 7.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

Networks Security ID: 17074, 17953

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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