“Mac and Windows users are being advised to upgrade to the latest version of QuickTime,”Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK. “Secunia warns that vulnerabilities within earlier versions of QuickTime exist. These can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) attack and potentially to compromise a user’s system.”
“Vulnerabilities have been reported in the following versions of QuickTime: QuickTime version 6.5.2 and 7.0.1 for Mac OS X; QuickTime versions 7.x prior to 7.0.3 for Windows,” Evans reports. “Users should update to QuickTime 7.0.3, the security analysts said.”
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Apple Computer: About the security content of QuickTime 7.0.3: here.
QuickTime 7.0.3 can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences or from Apple Downloads as a standalone installer. More info and download link here.
Apple releases QuickTime 7.0.3 – October 12, 2005