Apple QuickTime Streaming Server RTSP header buffer overflow

quicktime-rtsp-bo (26424) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


QuickTime Streaming Server running on Mac OS X Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of RTSP requests. By sending a RTSP request containing a malformed header, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the streaming server or cause the application to crash.


Gain Access


Apply Apple Security Update 2006-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Apple QuickTime Streaming Server


May 11, 2006

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