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QuickTime < 7.5.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of QuickTime installed on the remote host is older than 7.5.5. Such versions contain several vulnerabilities :

- Heap and stack buffer overflows in the handling of panorama atoms in QTVR (QuickTime Virtual Reality) movie files could lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-3624 and CVE-2008-3625). - A memory corruption issue in QuickTime's handling of STSZ atoms in movie files could lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-3626). - Multiple memory corruption issues in QuickTime's handling of H.264-encoded movie files could lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-3627). - An out-of-bounds read issue in QuickTime's handling of PICT images could lead to an application crash (CVE-2008-3629).

Solution

Either use QuickTime's Software Update preference to upgrade to the latest version or manually upgrade to version 7.5.5 or higher.