Another QuickTime Attack

Kara Reeder

A week after Apple updated its media player to patch nine vulnerabilities, a hacker has released a zero-day attack code that exploits yet anouther vulnerability in QuickTime.


According to InfoWorld, the current form of the exploit causes QuickTime to crash, but Symantec researcher Aaron Adams thinks that code execution may be possible. The anonymous hacker agrees, saying as much in a post on the site.


Apple has had a heck of a time with the media player, updating it five times this year, including these in January, February and April, to fix more than 30 flaws.

Add Comment      Leave a comment on this blog post

Post a comment





(Maximum characters: 1200). You have 1200 characters left.



Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.


Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making


SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data