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

High Nessus Plugin ID 25123


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


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.


Upgrade to QuickTime version 7.1.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25123

File Name: quicktime_716.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/05/02

Modified: 2011/04/13

Dependencies: 21561

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/04/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apple QTJava toQTPointer() Arbitrary Memory Access)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2175

BID: 23608

OSVDB: 34178