iPhoto < 7.1.2 Format String Vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains an application that is affected by a
format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of iPhoto 7.1 older than version
7.1.2. Such versions are reportedly affected by a format string
vulnerability. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host
into subscribing to a specially crafted photocast, these issues could
be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on the affected host subject to
the user's privileges.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to iPhoto 7.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30201 (macosx_iphoto712.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27636

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0043