QuickTime < 7.4.1 RTSP Response Long Reason-Phrase Arbitrary Remote Code Execution (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
older than 7.4.1. Such versions contain a heap buffer overflow in the
application's handling of HTTP responses when RTSP tunneling is
enabled. If an attacker can trick a user to visit a specially crafted
webpage, he may be able to to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host subject to the user's privileges.

See also :


Solution :

Either use QuickTime's Software Update preference to upgrade to the
latest version or manually upgrade to QuickTime 7.4.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30203 (macosx_Quicktime741.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27225

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0234