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Quicktime < 7.0.1 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Quicktime 7.0.1
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Quicktime 7 which is older
than Quicktime 7.0.1
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to an information disclosure
flaw when handling Quartz Composer files which may leak data to an arbitrary
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to lure a user on the remote host
into viewing a specially crafted Quartz Composer object.
Solution : Install Quicktime 7.0.1
See also : http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/8642
Threat Level: Medium
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