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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2016-4472

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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2016-4472

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/24/2017
Modified
06/20/2019

Description

The overflow protection in Expat is removed by compilers with certain optimization settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1283 and CVE-2015-2716.

Solution(s)

  • apple-itunes-upgrade-12_6

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