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iTunes AAC File Integer Overflow Vulnerability (network check)

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 appears to be running iTunes, a popular jukebox program.

The remote version of iTunes is vulnerable to an integer overflow when
it parses a specially crafted AAC file. By tricking a user into
opening such a file, a remote attacker may be able to leverage this
issue to execute arbitrary code on the affected host, subject to the
rights of the user running the application.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/10781
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2006/Jun/msg00001.html

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 6.0.5 or later.

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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