QuickTime < 6.1 URL Handling Overflow (Windows)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of the QuickTime player is vulnerable to
a buffer overflow.

To exploit it, an attacker would need a user of this host to
visit a rogue webpage with a malformed link in it. He could
then be able to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
visiting the page.

Solution :

Upgrade to QuickTime Player version 6.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11506 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7247

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0168

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