Apple QuickTime < 4.1.4 Directory Traversal, Denial of Service, and Script Disclosure Vulnerabilities (deprecated)
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2763
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.
DescriptionThe remote host is running the Apple Quicktime Streaming Server. This version is vulnerable to a remote directory traversal flaw. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to access data outside of the web root. In addition, several remote denial of service (DoS) flaws have been reported in this version of QTSS. Thirdly, this version of QTSS has been reported prone to script disclosure attacks. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to read script source code. This could lead to more sophisticated attacks.
SolutionUpgrade to Apple Quicktime Server 4.1.4 or higher.