iTunes < 9.2.1 'itpc:' Buffer Overflow (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of iTunes installed on the remote Mac OS X host is older
than 9.2.1. Such versions may be affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability in the handling of 'itpc:' URLs which may allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to send a
malformed itpc: link to user on the remote host and wait for him to
click on it.

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4263

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 9.2.1 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47764 (macosx_itunes_9_2_1.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 41789

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1777