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iTunes AAC File Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Mac OS X) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check the version of iTunes
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host contains an application that is affected by a remote
code execution flaw.
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
See also :
Upgrade to iTunes 6.0.5 or newer
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
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