Apple iTunes up to 12.9.0 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apple iTunes up to 12.9.0 (Multimedia Player Software). This issue affects an unknown function of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 10/30/2018. The weakness was published 10/29/2018 by zhunki with 360 ESG Codesafe Team as HT209197 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at support.apple.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-4378 since 01/02/2018. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/08/2020). The advisory points out:

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 118571 (macOS : Apple Safari < 12.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371294 (Apple iTunes for Windows Prior to 12.9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT209197)).

Upgrading to version 12.9.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (118571). Similar entries are available at 126166, 126170, 126180 and 126181.

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Class: Memory corruption (CWE-119)
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Nessus ID: 118571
Nessus Name: macOS : Apple Safari < 12.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: iTunes 12.9.1

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: HT209197
Researcher: zhunki
Organization: 360 ESG Codesafe Team
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-4378 (🔍)
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Created: 10/31/2018 09:54 AM
Updated: 04/08/2020 04:10 PM
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