iTunes < 10.2.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5894


The remote host contains an application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host has iTunes installed, a popular media player for Windows and Mac OS.

Versions of iTunes earlier than 10.2.2 are potentially affected by several issues :

- An integer overflow issue in the handling of nodesets could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1290)

- A use after free issue in the handling of text nodes could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1344)


Upgrade to iTunes 10.2.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5894

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2011/04/19

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 53488, 53489

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1290, CVE-2011-1344

BID: 46849, 46822