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Quicktime PictureViewer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of QuickTime Player/Plug-in

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using QuickTime, a popular media player/Plug-in
which handles many Media files.

The remote version of this software contains a buffer overflow vulnerability
in its PictureViewer which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code
on the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker needs to send a malformed image
file to a victim on the remote host and wait for her to open it using
QuickTime PictureViewer

Solution : Upgrade to QuickTime version 6.5.2 or later.
Threat Level: High

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