iTunes < 6.0.5 AAC File Parsing Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3671


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


Description :

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 that 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 them to play it with iTunes.

Risk factor :



Upgrade to version 6.0.5 or higher.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3671

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2006/06/29

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 21781

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1467

BID: 18730