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Quicktime < 6.5.2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Quicktime 6.5.2
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Quicktime which is older
than Quicktime 6.5.2.
There is an integer overflow vulnerability in the remote version of this
software which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host. To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed
media file to a victim on the remote host, or set up a rogue web site and
lure a user on the remote host into visiting it.
Solution : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
Threat Level: High
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