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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0008

Original release date: 01/22/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in Apple QuickTime MPEG-2 Playback Component before 7.60.92.0 on Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted MPEG-2 movie.

Description

per http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2009/Jan/msg00001.html "This issue does not affect systems running Mac OS X."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3404
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0211
External Source: XF
Name: quicktime-mpeg2playback-code-execution(48162)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-01-21
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 33393
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5974
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33642
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021621

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5974
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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