Apple iTunes < 8.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35914
SynopsisThe remote host contains a multimedia application that has multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe 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)
SolutionUpgrade to Apple iTunes 8.1 or later.