Intrusion Prevention

Apple.iTunes.M3U.Playlist.Multiple.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Apple iTunes.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted extended M3U file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted extended M3U file.

Affected Products

Apple Computer iTunes 10.6.3

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://support.apple.com/downloads/

CVE References

CVE-2012-0677