Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/27/2016 9:57:47 AM

CVE Publication rate: 21.13

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.72
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4965

Original release date: 09/24/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Apple QuickTime 7.1.3 Player and Plug-In allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript code and possibly conduct other attacks via a QuickTime Media Link (QTL) file with an embed XML element and a qtnext parameter that identifies resources outside of the original domain. NOTE: as of 20070912, this issue has been demonstrated by using instances of Components.interfaces.nsILocalFile and Components.interfaces.nsIProcess to execute arbitrary local files within Firefox and possibly Internet Explorer.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-quicktime-pwns-firefox
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060920 Backdooring MP3 files (plus QuickTime issues and Cross-context Scripting)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#751808
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305149
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/backdooring-mp3-files/
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3155
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018687
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061207 New MySpace worm could be on its way
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-03-05
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070912 0DAY: QuickTime pwns Firefox
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1631
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/myspace-quicktime-worm-follow-up
External Source: BID
Name: 20138

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)