QuickTime < 6.5.2 PictureViewer Malformed JPEG Overflow (Windows)
High Nessus Plugin ID 17637
SynopsisArbitrary code may be run on the remote host.
DescriptionThe remote host is using QuickTime, a popular media player/Plug-in that handles many Media files.
The remote version of this software contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in its PictureViewer that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker needs to send a malformed image file to a victim on the remote host and wait for it to be opened using QuickTime PictureViewer
SolutionUpgrade to QuickTime version 6.5.2 or later.