Apple QuickTime applet code execution
|quicktime-applet-code-execution (35358)||High Risk|
Apple QuickTime could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a design error in QuickTime for Java. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site containing a malicious Java applet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the victim's system with the privileges of the user. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the malicious file as an email attachment or hosting it on a Web site.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple QuickTime (7.2 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple QuickTime Web site: Apple - QuickTime.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of QuickTime 7.2 .
- BID-24873: Apple QuickTime Information Disclosure and Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-2397: QuickTime for Java in Apple Quicktime before 7.2 does not properly check permissions, which allows remote attackers to disable security controls and execute arbitrary code via crafted Java applets.
- OSVDB ID: 36132: Apple QuickTime for Java Security Control Bypass Arbitrary Code Execution
- SA26034: Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1018373: QuickTime Memory Corruption Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Apple QuickTime 7.0
- Apple QuickTime 7.0.1
- Apple QuickTime 7.0.2
- Apple QuickTime 7.0.3
- Apple QuickTime 7.0.4
- Apple QuickTime 7.0.8
- Apple QuickTime 7.1
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.1
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.2
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.3
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.4
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.5
- Apple QuickTime 7.1.6
Jul 11, 2007
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