Apple iTunes For Windows iTunesHelper.exe Path Subversion Local Privilege Escalation (credentialed 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 :

The version of Apple iTunes for Windows on the remote host launches a
helper application by searching for it through various system paths.
An attacker with local access can leverage this issue to place a
malicious program in a system path and have it called before the
helper application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1d16d359
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Nov/msg00001.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple iTunes 6 for Windows or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 20219 (itunes_code_exec_creds.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15446

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2938

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