New QuickTime bug opens XP, Vista to attack

Monday, 26 November 2007, 4:42 AM EST

Security researchers warn that attack code targeting an unpatched bug in Apple Inc.'s QuickTime has gone public, and added that in-the-wild attacks against systems running Windows XP and Vista are probably not far behind. There was no word as of Sunday whether the Mac OS X versions of the media player are also vulnerable.

The critical bug in QuickTime 7.2 and 7.3 (and perhaps earlier editions as well) is in the player's handling of the Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), a audio/video streaming standard.

At Computerworld.

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