U.S. Flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security
TLP:WHITE

Apple Releases QuickTime 7.6.8

Original release date: September 16, 2010 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

Apple has released QuickTime 7.6.8 to address two vulnerabilities affecting earlier versions of QuickTime for Windows.

The first vulnerability is due to improper input validation in the QuickTime ActiveX control. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The second vulnerability is due to a path searching issue related to insecure loading of dynamic link libraries (DLLs). Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. Additional information regarding this class of vulnerabilities can be found in the US-CERT Current Activity entry titled "Insecure Loading of Dynamic Link Libraries in Windows Applications" and in the US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#707943.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4339 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Was this document helpful?  Yes  |  Somewhat  |  No

Back to Top