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Quicktime < 7.1 (Mac OS X) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of Quicktime on Mac OS X
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote version of QuickTime is affected by multiple overflow
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 :
Upgrade to Quicktime version 7.1 or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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