Apple iTunes < 8.2 itms: URI Handling Overflow (credentialed check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38985


The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote version of Apple iTunes is older than 8.2. Such versions are affected by a stack-based buffer overflow that can be triggered when parsing 'itms:' URLs. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into clicking on a malicious link, he can leverage this issue to crash the affected application or to execute arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes 8.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38985

File Name: itunes_8_2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/06/02

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 25996

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: SMB/iTunes/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apple OS X iTunes 8.1.1 ITMS Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0950

BID: 35157

OSVDB: 54833

CWE: 119