Mac OS X iChat Link Handling Arbitrary Command Execution (Security Update 2004-09-16)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14768
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes a security issue.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing Security Update 2004-09-16.
This security update is for iChat. There is a bug in older versions of iChat where an attacker may execute commands on the local system by sending malformed links which will execute local commands to an iChat user on the remote host.
SolutionInstall Security Update 2004-09-16.