Apple iTunes For Windows iTunesHelper.exe Path Subversion Local Privilege Escalation (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a local
code execution flaw.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Apple iTunes for Windows on
the remote host launches a helper application by searching for it
through various system paths. By placing a malicious program in a
system path, an attacker with local access can exploit this behavior
to execute code before the helper application and thereby gain

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple iTunes 6 for Windows or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 20218 (itunes_code_exec.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15446

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2938