QuickTime < 6.5.1 .mov File sample-to-chunk Table Data Handling Overflow (Windows)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 12226


The remote Windows host has a media player installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote host is using QuickTime, a popular media player/Plug-in that handles many Media files.

This version has a Heap overflow that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host, with the rights of the user running QuickTime.


Upgrade to QuickTime version 6.5.1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12226

File Name: quicktime_heap_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/05/05

Modified: 2011/12/16

Dependencies: 21561

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:quicktime

Required KB Items: SMB/QuickTime/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/05/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/05/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0431

BID: 10257

OSVDB: 5745