Security Update for QuickTime 7.2 for Windows

QuickTime

Apple has released a security update for QuickTime 7.2 for Windows.

About Security Update for QuickTime 7.2 for Windows This update is recommended for all users and improves the security of QuickTime 7.2.

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://www.info.apple.com/kbnum/n61798

The 7MB security update can be downloaded at Apple Support page.

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Security Update for QuickTime 7.2

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CVE-ID: CVE-2007-4673

Available for: QuickTime 7.2 on Windows Vista, XP SP2

Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted QTL file may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A command injection issue exists in QuickTime's handling of URLs in the qtnext field in QTL files. By enticing a user to open a specially crafted QTL file, an attacker may cause an application to be launched with controlled command line arguments, which may lead to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved handling of URLs. This issue does not affect Mac OS X.

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Posted by Antony at October 3, 2007 8:10 PM

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