|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-332|
|Date Published:||14 Oct 2012|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple iTunes. The vulnerabilities are due to a bounds checking error in iTunes while handling specially crafted .m3u files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted .m3u file with an affected version of iTunes. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.|
This protection will detect and block specially crafted m3u files.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Media Player Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Apple iTunes m3u Playlist multiple buffer overflows