Users Urged to Uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Lack updates and vulnerabilities found.

Phil Muncaster

Security experts are urging QuickTime for Windows owners to uninstall the multimedia software after Apple quietly announced that it will no longer be issuing security updates.

Trend Micro global threat communications manager, Christopher Budd, explained in a blog post that AppleĀ’s decision came as his firm found two critical new zero day vulnerabilities affecting the software.

ZDI-16-241 and ZDI-16-242 are heap corruption remote code execution vulnerabilities which have a CVSS 2.0 score of 6.8.

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