Apple iTunes < 8.2 itms: URI Handling Overflow (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Apple iTunes on the remote host is prior to version
8.2. It is, therefore, affected by a stack-based buffer overflow that
can be triggered when parsing 'itms:' URLs. By convincing a user to
click on a specially crafted link, a remote attacker can cause a
denial of service or execute arbitrary code with the user's level of

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple iTunes 8.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 38986 (itunes_8_2_banner.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35157

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0950