Apple iTunes file operations privilege escalation
|itunes-operations-privilege-escalation (61222)||High Risk|
Apple iTunes could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an insecure file operation when handling log files for mobile devices. By syncing an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch mobile device, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple iTunes (9.1 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of iTunes 9.1.
- BID-42538: Apple iTunes Log File Insecure File Operation Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1768: Unspecified vulnerability in Apple iTunes before 9.1 allows local users to gain console privileges via vectors related to log files, insecure file operation
- OSVDB ID: 67332: Apple iTunes Unspecified Insecure File Operation Local Console Privilege Escalation
- Apple iTunes 7.0.2
- Apple iTunes 7.3
- Apple iTunes 7.3.1
- Apple iTunes 7.3.2
- Apple iTunes 7.4
- Apple iTunes 8.0
- Apple iTunes 188.8.131.52
- Apple iTunes 8.1
- Apple Itunes 9.0.0 Mac
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
Jun 12, 2010
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