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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Quicktime RTSP URL Handler Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Quicktime on Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote version of QuickTime is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the RTSP URL handler in the
version of QuickTime installed on the remote host. Using either HTML,
Javascript or a QTL file as attack vector and an RTSP URL with a long
path component, a remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue
to execute arbitary code on the remote host subject to the user's
rights.

See also :


http://applefun.blogspot.com/2007/01/moab-01-01-2007-apple-quicktime-rtsp.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-01-01-2007.html
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304989
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Jan/msg00000.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/442497http://secunia.com/blog/7/

Solution :

Apply Apple's Security Update 2007-001, which is available via the
'Apple Software Update' application, installed with the most recent
version of QuickTime or iTunes.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21829

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

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