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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote version of iTunes is older than 8.2. Such versions are
affected by a stack-based buffer overflow that can be triggered
when parsing 'itms:' URLs. If an attacker can trick a user on the
affected host into clicking on a malicious link, he can leverage
this issue to crash the affected application or to execute arbitrary
code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3592
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00001.html

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 8.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
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