Apple iTunes up to 12.5 on Windows SQLite input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in Apple iTunes up to 12.5 on Windows (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component SQLite. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 07/01/2016. The weakness was released 03/21/2017 as HT207599 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-6153 since 07/01/2016. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not 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 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91948 (Debian DLA-543-1 : sqlite3 security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 197499 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Sqlite3 Vulnerabilities (USN-4019-1)).

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 (91948). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 92196, 99042, 99043 and 99030.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.8

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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 91948
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-543-1 : sqlite3 security update
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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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07/06/2016 +5 days 🔍
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03/21/2017 +176 days 🔍
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03/29/2017 +8 days 🔍
11/24/2022 +2066 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT207599
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-6153 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 91546 - SQLite CVE-2016-6153 Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-6153 - SQLite - Information Disclosure Issue

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Created: 03/29/2017 04:52 PM
Updated: 11/24/2022 07:24 AM
Changes: 03/29/2017 04:52 PM (79), 08/23/2020 04:46 PM (6), 11/24/2022 07:24 AM (4)
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