Apple iTunes up to 12.2 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iTunes up to 12.2 (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part 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. 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 weakness was disclosed 09/16/2015 by Joe Vennix with Apple as HT205221 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-5808 since 08/06/2015. 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 advisory points out:

Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86001 (Apple iTunes < 12.3 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 12.3 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 (86001). The entries 54584, 77185, 77777 and 77778 are pretty similar.

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

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Nessus ID: 86001
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 802962
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities Sep15 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: iTunes 12.3

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT205221
Researcher: Joe Vennix
Organization: Apple
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-5808 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033617
Vulnerability Center: 53121 - Apple Safari <9 Remote Code Execution or DoS due to Memory Corruption Issues in WebKit - CVE-2015-5808, Medium
SecurityFocus: 76765 - Apple iTunes APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-3 Man In The Middle Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

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Created: 09/18/2015 03:33 PM
Updated: 06/18/2022 09:48 AM
Changes: 09/18/2015 03:33 PM (69), 02/02/2018 09:10 AM (6), 06/18/2022 09:43 AM (4), 06/18/2022 09:48 AM (1)
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