Executive Summary

Informations
NameTA16-105AFirst vendor Publication2016-04-14
VendorUS-CERTLast vendor Modification2016-04-14
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

Overview

According to Trend Micro, Apple will no longer be providing security updates for QuickTime for Windows, leaving this software vulnerable to exploitation. [1]


Description


All software products have a lifecycle. Apple will no longer be providing security updates for QuickTime for Windows. [1]


The Zero Day Initiative has issued advisories for two vulnerabilities found in QuickTime for Windows. [2] [3]


Impact


Computer systems running unsupported software are exposed to elevated cybersecurity dangers, such as increased risks of malicious attacks or electronic data loss. Exploitation of QuickTime for Windows vulnerabilities could allow remote attackers to take control of affected systems.


Solution


Computers running QuickTime for Windows will continue to work after support ends. However, using unsupported software may increase the risks from viruses and other security threats. Potential negative consequences include loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability of data, as well as damage to system resources or business assets. The only mitigation available is to uninstall QuickTime for Windows. Users can find instructions for uninstalling QuickTime for Windows on the Apple Uninstall QuickTime page. [4]


Original Source

Url : http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA16-105A.html

Alert History

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DateInformations
2016-04-16 13:27:08
  • Multiple Updates
2016-04-15 00:23:46
  • First insertion