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Quicktime RTSP URL Handler Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of Quicktime on Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote version of QuickTime is affected by a buffer overflow

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

See also :

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.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6

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