Researcher says QuickTime hole still a problem

Friday, 5 January 2007, 3:57 AM EST

he QuickTime vulnerability that led to a widespread worm outbreak on MySpace.com last month could be exploited again, according to security researcher Aviv Raff, who has published software that illustrates his point.

Apple issued a temporary patch for the problem last month, but on Wednesday Raff published proof-of-concept code showing how this bug could still be exploited in combination with other malicious software to run unauthorized software on a patched computer.

At Computerworld.

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