Apple iTunes up to 12.5 on Windows SQLite memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apple iTunes up to 12.5 on Windows (Multimedia Player Software). This issue affects an unknown function of the component SQLite. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The software 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 bug was discovered 06/30/2015. The weakness was shared 03/21/2017 by John Villamil with Zero Day Initiative as HT207599 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at support.apple.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-3717 since 05/07/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. 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 advisory points out:

Multiple issues existed in SQLite. These issues were addressed by updating SQLite to version 3.15.2.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84488 (Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GHOST) (Logjam)), 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 combined. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370347 (Apple iTunes Prior to 12.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APPLE-SA-2017-03-22-1) and (APPLE-SA-2017-03-22-2)).

Upgrading to version 12.6 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 (84488). The entries 50128, 61176, 61175 and 75568 are related to this item.

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

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Nessus ID: 84488
Nessus Name: Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GHOST) (Logjam)
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OpenVAS ID: 800495
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities-HT207599 (Windows)
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Upgrade: iTunes 12.6

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06/30/2015 +54 days 🔍
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03/21/2017 +628 days 🔍
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03/29/2017 +8 days 🔍
11/24/2022 +2066 days 🔍

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Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT207599
Researcher: John Villamil
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3717 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032760
SecurityFocus: 75491 - Apple Mac OS X and iOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2015-3717 - Apple - iOS and OS X - Multiple Buffer Overflow Issues

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Created: 03/29/2017 04:52 PM
Updated: 11/24/2022 07:17 AM
Changes: 03/29/2017 04:52 PM (61), 08/23/2020 04:42 PM (18), 11/24/2022 07:17 AM (3)
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