About the security content of Apple TV 5.0 software

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 5.0 software.

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Apple TV 5.0

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation)

    Impact: Applications that use the libresolv library may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of DNS resource records, which may lead to heap memory corruption.


    CVE-2011-3453 : Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive

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Last Modified: Mar 7, 2012
  • Last Modified: Mar 7, 2012
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