Apple iTunes < 12.11.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149022


An application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities


The version of Apple iTunes installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 12.11.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the HT212319 advisory.

- In FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE before r364644, 11.4-STABLE before r364651, 12.1-RELEASE before p9, 11.4-RELEASE before p3, and 11.3-RELEASE before p13, improper handling in the kernel causes a use-after-free bug by sending large user messages from multiple threads on the same SCTP socket. The use-after-free situation may result in unintended kernel behaviour including a kernel panic. (CVE-2020-7463)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes version 12.11.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149022

File Name: itunes_12_11_3_banner.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 4/27/2021

Updated: 9/20/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.7


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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1857


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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: installed_sw/iTunes DAAP

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7463, CVE-2021-1811, CVE-2021-1825, CVE-2021-1857

APPLE-SA: HT212319, APPLE-SA-2021-04-21