Apple iTunes < 9.2.1 'itpc:' Buffer Overflow (credentialed check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47762


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


The version of Apple iTunes installed on the remote Windows host is older than 9.2.1. Such versions may be affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of 'itpc:' URLs that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to send a malformed itpc: link to user on the remote host and wait for him to click on it.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes 9.2.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47762

File Name: itunes_9_2_1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/07/20

Modified: 2015/08/03

Dependencies: 25996

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: SMB/iTunes/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1777

BID: 41789

OSVDB: 66456