iTunes For Windows < 6.0 Local Code Execution

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3296


The remote host contains an application that is affected by a local code execution flaw.


According to its banner, the version of iTunes for Windows on the remote host launches a helper application by searching for it through various system paths. An attacker with local access can leverage this issue to place a malicious program in a system path and have it called before the helper application.


Upgrade to version 6.0 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3296

File Name: 3296.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/11/16

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 20218

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0323, CVE-2005-2922, CVE-2005-2936, CVE-2005-2939, CVE-2005-2940, CVE-2006-1370, CVE-2005-2938

BID: 17202, 15446, 15448

OSVDB: 20988