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Vulnerability Assessment Details

iTunes AAC File Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check the version of iTunes

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a remote
code execution flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running iTunes, a popular jukebox program.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to an integer
overflow when it parses specially crafted AAC files which may
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw by sending a malformed AAC
file to a user on the remote host and wait for him to play it
with iTunes.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/10781

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 6.0.5 or newer

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18730

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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