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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
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Quicktime prior to
7.1.

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 :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-May/045979.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-May/045981.html
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303752

Solution :

Upgrade to Quicktime version 7.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17074, 17953

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

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