Intrusion Prevention

Apple.iTunes.PLS.Parsing.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple iTunes.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious "PLS" file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted "PLS" file.

Affected Products

Apple iTunes before 9.0.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version of Apple iTunes, 9.0.1 or later.

CVE References

CVE-2009-2817