Apple iTunes AAC File Parsing Integer Overflow (uncredentialed check)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21783


The remote host contains an application that is affected by a code execution vulnerability.


The version of Apple iTunes running on the remote host is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability when it parses specially crafted AAC files. By convincing a user to open such a file, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary code with the same level of privileges as the user.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes 6.0.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21783

File Name: itunes_605_banner.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Published: 2006/06/30

Modified: 2015/08/03

Dependencies: 20217

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/sharing

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1467

BID: 18730

OSVDB: 26909