About the security content of iTunes 9.0.1
This document describes the security content of iTunes 9.0.1.
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Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11 or later, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted .pls file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: A buffer overflow exists in the handling of .pls files. Opening a maliciously crafted .pls file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. Credit to Roger Hart of IP3, and Steven Woolley at Oogli LLC for reporting this issue.