iTunes < 12.7 Data Sync Vulnerability (Mac OS)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103508
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The remote host contains an application that is affected by an insecure permissions vulnerability.


The version of iTunes installed on the remote Mac OS X host is older than 12.7. It is, therefore, affected by a data sync vulnerability.


Upgrade to iTunes 12.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103508

File Name: macosx_itunes_12_7.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/27/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: macosx_itunes_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-7079


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/iTunes

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7079

BID: 100983

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2017-09-25-7