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Archived - About the security content of Apple TV 2.2

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 2.2.

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Apple TV 2.2

  • Apple TV

    CVE-ID: CVE-2007-4674

    Available for: Apple TV 1.0 and 2.1

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

    Description: An integer arithmetic issue in the handling of certain movie file atoms may lead to a stack buffer overflow. Opening a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved handling of atom length fields in movie files. Credit to Cody Pierce of TippingPoint DVLabs for reporting this issue.

  • Apple TV

    CVE-ID: CVE-2008-3626

    Available for: Apple TV 1.0 and 2.1

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

    Description: A memory corruption issue exists in the handling of STSZ atoms in movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking of STSZ atoms. Credit to an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

  • Apple TV

    CVE-ID: CVE-2008-3629

    Available for: Apple TV 1.0 and 2.1

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination

    Description: An out-of-bounds read issue exists in the handling of PICT images. Opening a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination. This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation of PICT images. Credit to Sergio 'shadown' Alvarez of n.runs AG for reporting this issue.

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Last Modified: Nov 9, 2011
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