QuickTime < 7.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33130


The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Windows host is older than 7.5. Such versions contain several vulnerabilities :

- There are two heap-based buffer overflows in QuickTime's handling of PICT image files that could result in a program crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-1581 and CVE-2008-1583).

- There is a memory corruption issue in QuickTime's handling of AAC-encoded media content that could result in a program crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-1582).

- There is a stack-based buffer overflow in QuickTime's handling of Indeo video codec content that could result in a program crash or arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-1584).

- There is a URL handling issue in QuickTime's handling of 'file:' URLs that may allow launching of arbitrary applications (CVE-2008-1585).


Either use QuickTime's Software Update preference to upgrade to the latest version or manually upgrade to QuickTime 7.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33130

File Name: quicktime_75.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/06/10

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 21561

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:quicktime

Required KB Items: SMB/QuickTime/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1581, CVE-2008-1582, CVE-2008-1583, CVE-2008-1584, CVE-2008-1585

BID: 29648, 29649, 29650, 29652, 29654

OSVDB: 46069, 46070, 46071, 46072, 46073

Secunia: 29293

CWE: 20, 119, 399