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 :

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307398
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00000.html
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/iphoto712.html

Solution :

Upgrade to iPhoto 7.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
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