iTunes For Windows < 6.0 Local Code Execution

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3296

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.0 or higher.

See Also

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=340&amp;type=vulnerabilities

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Nov/msg00001.html

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=340&amp;type=vulnerabilities&amp;flashstatus=true

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

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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