iTunes < 6.0.5 AAC File Integer Overflow (Mac OS X)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21781


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.

An attacker may exploit this flaw by sending a malformed AAC file to a user on the remote host and wait for him to play it with iTunes.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21781

File Name: macosx_iTunes_Overflow3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2006/06/29

Modified: 2013/03/04

Dependencies: 16151

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: iTunes/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1467

BID: 18730

OSVDB: 26909