Apple iTunes < 8.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35914


The remote host contains a multimedia application that has multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Apple iTunes on the remote host is prior to version 8.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A remote attacker can cause a denial of service by sending a maliciously crafted DAAP message. Note that this vulnerability only affects iTunes running on a Windows host. (CVE-2009-0016)

- When subscribing to a podcast, an authentication dialog may be presented to the user without clarifying the origin of the authentication request. An attacker could exploit this flaw in order to steal the user's iTunes credentials. (CVE-2009-0143)


Upgrade to Apple iTunes 8.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35914

File Name: itunes_8_1_banner.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Published: 3/13/2009

Updated: 7/12/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: iTunes/sharing

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0016, CVE-2009-0143

BID: 34094

CWE: 20, 200