Security Vulnerability in iTunes

How secure is the iTunes software that goes hand-in-hand with the iPod? Apparently there are some issues about which those who use iTunes on Windows should be concerned. Computer security firm eEye is working on publishing the details of a vulnerability that came to light Thursday. Details about the exact nature of the vulnerability are sketchy eEye hasnít gone into that level of detail as yet.

The vulnerability has come to light only a few days after another security firm iDefense found a vulnerability in iTunes version 5 for running on Windows XP and Windows 2000. (The current version is 6.0.1). That vulnerability, which has been fixed, concerns the way the program uses a helper application. Security Vulnerability in iTunes

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 19th November 2005 2:39AM