Apple iTunes < 12.12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 158930


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 12.12.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the HT213188 advisory.

- Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-22611)

- Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to heap corruption (CVE-2022-22612)

- Processing maliciously crafted web content may disclose sensitive user information (CVE-2022-22662)

- Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-22629)

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 12.12.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 158930

File Name: itunes_12_12_3.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/15/2022

Updated: 11/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22612


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22629

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/iTunes Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22611, CVE-2022-22612, CVE-2022-22629, CVE-2022-22662

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2022-03-14, HT213188