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About the security content of Apple TV software update 4.1

This document describes the security content of Apple TV software update 4.1.

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Apple TV software update 4.1

  • Apple TV

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-2805, CVE-2010-2806, CVE-2010-2807, CVE-2010-2808, CVE-2010-3053, CVE-2010-3054

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation) with 4.0 software

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in FreeType

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in FreeType, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution when processing a maliciously crafted font. These issues are addressed by updating FreeType to version 2.4.2. Further information is available via the FreeType site at http://www.freetype.org/

  • Apple TV

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-2249, CVE-2010-1205

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation) with 4.0 software

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in libpng

    Description: libpng is updated to version 1.4.3 to address multiple vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Further information is available via the libpng website at http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html

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