QuickTime < 7.1.6 quicktime.util.QTHandleRef toQTPointer Method Arbitrary Code Execution (Windows)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is prone to
multiple attacks.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of QuickTime on the remote
Windows host contains a bug that might allow a rogue Java program to
write anywhere in the heap.

An attacker may be able to leverage this issue 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: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 25123 ()

Bugtraq ID: 23608

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2175

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