Apple iTunes WebKit CVE-2012-3654 code execution

apple-itunes-webkit-cve20123654 (78548) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

An error in Apple iTunes related to memory corruption in WebKit could allow an attacker to cause an application crash or execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Apple Article: HT5485 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Apple KB HT5485: About the security content of iTunes 10.7.
  • Apple KB HT5502: About the security content of Safari 6.0.1.
  • BID-55534: WebKit Multiple Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-3654: WebKit, as used in Apple iTunes before 10.7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted web site, a different vulnerability than other WebKit CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2012-09-12-1.
  • SA50577: Apple Safari for Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple iTunes 10
  • Apple Safari 6.0

Reported:

Sep 12, 2012

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