Quicktime < 7.1.6 quicktime.util.QTHandleRef toQTPointer Method Arbitrary Code Execution (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains an application that is prone to
multiple attacks.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of Quicktime on the remote
Mac OS X host which contains a bug which might allow a rogue Java
program to write anywhere in the heap.

An attacker may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host by luring a victim into visiting a rogue page
containing a malicious Java applet.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Quicktime version 7.1.6 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25122 (macosx_Quicktime716.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 23608

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2175