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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple iTunes Vendors:   Apple
Apple iTunes for Windows Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037139
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037139
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4613, CVE-2016-7578   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 28 2016
Impact:   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 12.5.2
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iTunes. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7578].

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an input validation flaw and disclose potentially sensitive information from the target user's system [CVE-2016-4613].

Chris Palmer reported the information disclosure vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

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

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (12.5.2; for Windows).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207274

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT207274 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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