Apple iTunes up to 10.1 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iTunes up to 10.1 (Multimedia Player Software). It has been rated as very critical. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

WebKit, as used in Apple iTunes before 10.2 on Windows, allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors related to iTunes Store browsing, a different vulnerability than other CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2011-03-02-1.

The weakness was published 03/03/2011 by Abhishek Arya (Inferno) with Google (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-0145 since 12/23/2010. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/19/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 52534 (Apple iTunes < 10.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 9.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (65830) and Tenable (52534). Similar entries are available at 4312, 4400, 4429 and 4425.







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 52534
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 10.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 801907
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities - Mar11
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Upgrade: iTunes 9.2


12/23/2010 🔍
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03/20/2015 +1474 days 🔍
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Researcher: Abhishek Arya (Inferno)
Organization: Google
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-0145 (🔍)

X-Force: 65830
Vulnerability Center: 30215 - Apple iTunes \x3C10.2 on Windows WebKit Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2011-0145), Medium
SecurityFocus: 46710 - WebKit CVE-2011-0145 Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 10/19/2021 06:30 AM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (60), 03/18/2017 02:47 AM (13), 10/19/2021 06:30 AM (2)
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