QuickTime < 7.7.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62890


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


The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Windows host is older than 7.7.3 and therefore is reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A buffer overflow exists in the handling of REGION records in PICT files. (CVE-2011-1374)

- A memory corruption issue exists in the handling of PICT files. (CVE-2012-3757)

- A use-after-free issue exists in the QuickTime plugin's handling of '_qtactivex_' parameters within an HTML object element. (CVE-2012-3751)

- A buffer overflow exists in the handling of the transform attribute in text3GTrack elements in TeXML files. (CVE-2012-3758)

- Multiple buffer overflows exist in the handling of style elements in TeXML files. (CVE-2012-3752)

- A buffer overflow exists in the handling of MIME types.

- A use-after-free issue exists in the QuickTime ActiveX control's handling of the 'Clear()' method. (CVE-2012-3754)

- A buffer overflow exists in the handling of Targa image files. (CVE-2012-3755)

- A buffer overflow exists in the handling of 'rnet' boxes in MP4 files. (CVE-2012-3756)

Successful exploitation of these issues could result in program termination or arbitrary code execution, subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to QuickTime 7.7.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62890

File Name: quicktime_773.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/12

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 21561

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:quicktime

Required KB Items: SMB/QuickTime/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/07

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apple QuickTime 7.7.2 MIME Type Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1374, CVE-2012-3751, CVE-2012-3752, CVE-2012-3753, CVE-2012-3754, CVE-2012-3755, CVE-2012-3756, CVE-2012-3757, CVE-2012-3758

BID: 56549, 56550, 56551, 56552, 56553, 56556, 56557, 56563, 56564

OSVDB: 87087, 87088, 87089, 87090, 87091, 87092, 87093, 87094, 87095

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2012-11-07-1

EDB-ID: 22855