QuickTime < 7.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4537

Synopsis

The remote Mac OS X host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

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

- There is a heap buffer overflow in QuickTime's handling of PICT image files that could result in a program crash or arbitrary code execution (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 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).

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-037

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-038

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493247/30/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493248/30/0/threaded

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Jun/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1991

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4537

File Name: 4537.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 33131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Reference Information

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

BID: 29619, 29648, 29649, 29652, 29654, 29650