Wed, Apr 23 2008 13:32
Apple QuickTime Vulnerability
US-CERT is aware of public
reports of a vulnerability in Apple QuickTime. By convincing a user to
open a specially crafted QuickTime file, an attacker may be able to
execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability may have several attack
vectors, such as visiting a malicious or compromised website.
US-CERT encourages users to use caution when opening QuickTime files, and apply the best security practices described in the Securing Your Web Browser document, to help mitigate the risks.
US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.
Filed under: Alerts