About the security content of iTunes 11.2

This document describes the security content of iTunes 11.2.

This update can be downloaded and installed using Software Update, or from the Apple Support website.

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iTunes 11.2

  • iTunes

    Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP3 or later

    Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position can obtain iTunes credentials

    Description: Set-Cookie HTTP headers would be processed even if the connection closed before the header line was complete. An attacker could strip security settings from the cookie by forcing the connection to close before the security settings were sent, and then obtain the value of the unprotected cookie. This issue was addressed by ignoring incomplete HTTP header lines.



  • iTunes

    Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP3 or later

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted audio or movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in iTunes MP4 parsing. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.


    CVE-2014-8842 : Karl Smith of NCC Group

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