Friday, November 9, 2012

Apple eliminated nine critical vulnerabilities in QuickTime

Apple Inc. has released a new version of QuickTime for Windows, which eliminated nine vulnerabilities.

Apple Inc. has released QuickTime version 7.7.3 for Windows, which eliminated nine vulnerabilities multimedia player. All underlying vulnerability can cause denial-of-service application or execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Among the flaws are fixed numerous bugs can be noted in the processing and TeXML PICT files that allows you to call and memory corruption and buffer overflow. For the exploitation of these vulnerabilities an attacker must entice the victim to open a specially crafted file or visit the web-page containing the exploit.

The new version of QuickTime supports Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. Users of the player as soon as possible is recommended to install the update from the manufacturer.

A detailed description of vulnerabilities can be found at:

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