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CVE-2008-3434 Detail

Current Description

Apple iTunes before 10.5.1 does not properly verify the authenticity of updates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse update, as demonstrated by evilgrade and DNS cache poisoning.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/01/2008      View Analysis Description

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FULLDISC 20080728 Tool release: [evilgrade] - Using DNS cache poisoning to exploit poor update implementations External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-11-14-1 External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17136

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