Apple iTunes < 9.0.1 PLS File Buffer Overflow (uncredentialed check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41061

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Apple iTunes on the remote host is prior to version 9.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability involving the handling of PLS files. By convincing a user to open a specially crafted PSL file, a remote attacker can cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with the user's level of privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iTunes 9.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3884

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00006.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/17952

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41061

File Name: itunes_9_0_1_banner.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Published: 2009/09/23

Modified: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 20217

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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: iTunes/sharing

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/22

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2817

BID: 36478

CWE: 119