QuickTime < 7.5.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (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
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

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

- Heap and stack-based 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).

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3027
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Sep/msg00000.html

Solution :

Either use QuickTime's Software Update preference to upgrade to the
latest version or manually upgrade to QuickTime 7.5.5 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34118 (macosx_Quicktime755.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31086
31546
31548

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3624
CVE-2008-3625
CVE-2008-3626
CVE-2008-3627
CVE-2008-3629