QuickTime < 7.4.1 RTSP Response Long Reason-Phrase Arbitrary Remote Code Execution (Windows)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Windows host is older
than 7.4.1. Such versions contain a heap-based buffer overflow in the
application's handling of HTTP responses when RTSP tunneling is
enabled. If an attacker can trick a user into visiting a specially crafted
webpage, arbitrary code could be executed 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: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 30204 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27225

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0234

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