Apple iTunes < 12.4.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (uncredentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 92411
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The remote host is running an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Apple iTunes running on the remote Windows host is prior to 12.4.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist in the libxslt component due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2016-4607, CVE-2016-4608, CVE-2016-4609, CVE-2016-4610, CVE-2016-4612)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist in the libxml2 component that allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4483, CVE-2016-4614, CVE-2016-4615, CVE-2016-4616, CVE-2016-4619)

- An XXE (Xml eXternal Entity) injection vulnerability exists in the libxml2 component due to an incorrectly configured XML parser accepting XML external entities from an untrusted source. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted XML file, to disclose arbitrary files and user information. (CVE-2016-4449)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Apple iTunes version 12.4.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92411

File Name: itunes_12_4_2_banner.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Published: 7/19/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: itunes_sharing.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4448


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Required KB Items: iTunes/sharing

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/6/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449, CVE-2016-4483, CVE-2016-4607, CVE-2016-4608, CVE-2016-4609, CVE-2016-4610, CVE-2016-4612, CVE-2016-4614, CVE-2016-4615, CVE-2016-4616, CVE-2016-4619

BID: 90013, 90856, 90864, 90865, 90876

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-6