QuickTime < 7.3.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Mac OS X host is older
than 7.3.1. Such versions contain several vulnerabilities that may
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host if he
can trick the user to open a specially crafted RTSP movie, QTL file,
or Flash media file with QuickTime.

See also :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307176
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00000.html

Solution :

Either use QuickTime's Software Update preference to upgrade to the
latest version or manually upgrade to QuickTime 7.3.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29699 (macosx_Quicktime731.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26549
26866
26868

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4706
CVE-2007-4707
CVE-2007-6166