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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple iTunes Vendors:   Apple
Apple iTunes Buffer Overflow in Playing '.mov' Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015396
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015396
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 21 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.1 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in iTunes. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted '.mov' file that, when played by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and cause the application to crash or to execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A demonstration exploit file is available at:

http://www.security-protocols.com/poc/sp-x21-2.mov

The vendor has been notified.

Tom Ferris discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x21-advisory.txt

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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