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

high Nessus Plugin ID 47763


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


The version of Apple iTunes on the remote host is prior to version 9.2.1. It is, therefore, affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of 'itpc:' URLs. By convincing a user to click on a specially crafted link, a remote attacker can cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes 9.2.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47763

File Name: itunes_9_2_1_banner.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Published: 7/20/2010

Updated: 7/12/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: iTunes/sharing

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1777

BID: 41789