iTunes < 8.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4653


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running iTunes, an application for managing and listening to music media files.

This version of iTunes is vulnerable to a several local flaws. The first involves an integer overflow and would result in the local attacker executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the iTunes program. The second flaw involves misleading firewall messages that may lead to a false sense of security.


Upgrade to version 8.0 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4653

File Name: 4653.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2016/01/22

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.3


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3634, CVE-2008-3636

BID: 31089, 31090