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Vulnerability Assessment Details

iTunes For Windows Local Code Execution Vulnerability (registry check)

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 :

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.

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 Tenable Network Security

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