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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for Apple Safari) Apple iTunes Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks to Gain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033689
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033689
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5798, CVE-2015-5808, CVE-2015-5815   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 1 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 9.0
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iTunes. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. Apple Safari is affected.

A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack against WebKit and iTunes store browsing can trigger a memory corruption error and cause the target user's application to crash or execute arbitrary code [CVE-2015-5798, CVE-2015-5808, CVE-2015-5815].

Joe Vennix reported one of these vulnerabilities.

A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack against Software Update and iTunes can obtain encrypted SMB credentials [CVE-2015-5920].

Cylance reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can cause denial of service conditions or execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2015-5798, CVE-2015-5808, and CVE-2015-5815 for Apple Safari (9.0).

The Apple advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205265

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT205265 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 19 2015 Apple iTunes Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks to Gain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code



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