iTunes < 9.0.1 PLS File Buffer Overflow (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote version of iTunes is older than 9.0.1. Such versions are
affected by a buffer overflow involving the handling of PLS files. If
an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
malicious PLS file, 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/HT3884
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00006.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/17952

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 9.0.1 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: 41061 (itunes_9_0_1_banner.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36478

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2817