iPhoto < 7.1.2 Photocast Subscription Format String

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4362

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 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, he may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.1.2 or higher.

See Also

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00000.html

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/iphoto712.html

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307398

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4362

File Name: 4362.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/02/07

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 30201

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0043

BID: 27636

OSVDB: 41190