QuickTime < 7.4.1 RTSP Response Handling Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4363

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description

The version of QuickTime installed on the remote Windows host is older than 7.4.1. Such versions contain a heap buffer overflow in the application's handling of HTTP responses when RTSP tunneling is enabled. If an attacker can trick a user to visit a specially-crafted webpage, he may be able to to execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.4.1 or higher.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486091

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00001.html

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307407

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4363

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/02/07

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 30204

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:quicktime

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0234

BID: 27225