APPLE-SA-2005-01-11 iTunes 4.7.1

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-01-13T00:00:00



APPLE-SA-2005-01-11 iTunes 4.7.1

iTunes 4.7.1 is now available and delivers the following security enhancement:

CVE-ID: CAN-2005-0043

Impact: Malicious playlists can cause iTunes to crash and could execute arbitrary code

Description: iTunes supports several common playlist formats. iTunes 4.7.1 fixes a buffer overflow in the parsing of m3u and pls playlist files that could allow earlier versions of iTunes to crash and execute arbitrary code. Credit to Sean de Regge (seanderegge[at] for discovering this issue, and to iDEFENSE Labs for reporting it to us.

Available for: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000

iTunes 4.7.1 may be obtained from the Software Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's iTunes download site:

The download file is named: "iTunes4.7.1.dmg" Its SHA-1 digest is: 2ae8c815f18756c24dfbc1ac7d837b75b828b92a

Information will also be posted to the Apple Product Security web site:

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key, and details are available at:

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-- David Mirza Ahmad Symantec

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