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Vulnerability Assessment Details

iTunes For Windows Local Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for an local code execution vulnerability in iTunes for Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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. A possible hacker with local access can leverage this
issue to place a malicious program in a system path and have it called
before the helper application.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=340&type=vulnerabilities
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Nov/msg00001.html

Solution :

Upgrade to iTunes 6 for Windows or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15446

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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