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Learn about the security content of Apple TV 6.0.

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Apple TV 6.0

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of JBIG2 encoded data in PDF files. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1025 : Felix Groebert of the Google Security Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of Sorenson encoded movie files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1019 : Tom Gallagher (Microsoft) & Paul Bates (Microsoft) working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may intercept user credentials or other sensitive information

    Description: TrustWave, a trusted root CA, has issued, and subsequently revoked, a sub-CA certificate from one of its trusted anchors. This sub-CA facilitated the interception of communications secured by Transport Layer Security (TLS). This update added the involved sub-CA certificate to OS X's list of untrusted certificates.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5134

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An attacker who has arbitrary code execution on a device may be able to persist code execution across reboots

    Description: Multiple buffer overflows existed in dyld's openSharedCacheFile() function. These issues were addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-3950 : Stefan Esser

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of JPEG2000 encoded data in PDF files. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1026 : Felix Groebert of the Google Security Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious local application could cause an unexpected system termination

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOCatalogue. The issue was addressed through additional type checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5138 : Will Estes

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Executing a malicious application may result in arbitrary code execution within the kernel

    Description: An out of bounds array access existed in the IOSerialFamily driver. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5139 : @dent1zt

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A remote attacker can cause a device to unexpectedly restart

    Description: Sending an invalid packet fragment to a device can cause a kernel assert to trigger, leading to a device restart. The issue was addressed through additional validation of packet fragments.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5140 : Joonas Kuorilehto of Codenomicon, an anonymous researcher working with CERT-FI, Antti Levomäki and Lauri Virtanen of Vulnerability Analysis Group, Stonesoft

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An attacker on a local network can cause a denial of service

    Description: An attacker on a local network can send specially crafted IPv6 ICMP packets and cause high CPU load. The issue was addressed by rate limiting ICMP packets before verifying their checksum.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-2391 : Marc Heuse

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Kernel stack memory may be disclosed to local users

    Description: An information disclosure issue existed in the msgctl and segctl APIs. This issue was addressed by initializing data structures returned from the kernel.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5142 : Kenzley Alphonse of Kenx Technology, Inc

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Unprivileged processes could get access to the contents of kernel memory which could lead to privilege escalation

    Description: An information disclosure issue existed in the mach_port_space_info API. This issue was addressed by initializing the iin_collision field in structures returned from the kernel.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-3953 : Stefan Esser

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Unprivileged processes may be able to cause an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution in the kernel

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of arguments to the posix_spawn API. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-3954 : Stefan Esser

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An unauthorized process may modify the set of loaded kernel extensions

    Description: An issue existed in kextd's handling of IPC messages from unauthenticated senders. This issue was addressed by adding additional authorization checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5145 : "Rainbow PRISM"

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

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

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in libxml. These issues were addressed by updating libxml to version 2.9.0.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3102 : Jüri Aedla

    CVE-2012-0841

    CVE-2012-2807 : Jüri Aedla

    CVE-2012-5134 : Google Chrome Security Team (Jüri Aedla)

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

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

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in libxslt. These issues were addressed by updating libxslt to version 1.1.28.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-2825 : Nicolas Gregoire

    CVE-2012-2870 : Nicolas Gregoire

    CVE-2012-2871 : Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Nicolas Gregoire

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-0879 : Atte Kettunen of OUSPG

    CVE-2013-0991 : Jay Civelli of the Chromium development community

    CVE-2013-0992 : Google Chrome Security Team (Martin Barbella)

    CVE-2013-0993 : Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno)

    CVE-2013-0994 : David German of Google

    CVE-2013-0995 : Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno)

    CVE-2013-0996 : Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno)

    CVE-2013-0997 : Vitaliy Toropov working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2013-0998 : pa_kt working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2013-0999 : pa_kt working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2013-1000 : Fermin J. Serna of the Google Security Team

    CVE-2013-1001 : Ryan Humenick

    CVE-2013-1002 : Sergey Glazunov

    CVE-2013-1003 : Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno)

    CVE-2013-1004 : Google Chrome Security Team (Martin Barbella)

    CVE-2013-1005 : Google Chrome Security Team (Martin Barbella)

    CVE-2013-1006 : Google Chrome Security Team (Martin Barbella)

    CVE-2013-1007 : Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno)

    CVE-2013-1008 : Sergey Glazunov

    CVE-2013-1010 : miaubiz

    CVE-2013-1011

    CVE-2013-1037 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1038 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1039 : own-hero Research working with iDefense VCP

    CVE-2013-1040 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1041 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1042 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1043 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1044 : Apple

    CVE-2013-1045 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1046 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1047 : miaubiz

    CVE-2013-2842 : Cyril Cattiaux

    CVE-2013-5125 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5126 : Apple

    CVE-2013-5127 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5128 : Apple

 

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