iTunes < 10.6.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6500


The remote host contains a multimedia application that has multiple vulnerabilities.


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

Versions of iTunes earlier than 10.6.3 are reportedly affected by the following issues:

- A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit that can allow malicious websites to crash the application and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0672)

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists related to the handling of 'm3u' playlist files. This error can cause the application to crash or possibly allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-0677)


Upgrade to iTunes 10.6.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6500

File Name: 6500.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/06/19

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 59497, 59498, 59499

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:itunes

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/11

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0672, CVE-2012-0677

BID: 53404, 53933, 54113