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About the security content of Apple TV 6.1

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 6.1.

For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.

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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

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Apple TV 6.1

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: An attacker with access to an Apple TV may access sensitive user information from logs

    Description: Sensitive user information was logged. This issue was addressed by logging less information.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1279 : David Schuetz working at Intrepidus Group

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: Profile expiration dates were not honored

    Description: Expiration dates of mobile configuration profiles were not evaluated correctly. The issue was resolved through improved handling of configuration profiles.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1267

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: A malicious application can cause an unexpected system termination

    Description: A reachable assertion issue existed in CoreCapture's handling of IOKit API calls. The issue was addressed through additional validation of input from IOKit.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1271 : Filippo Bigarella

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: A local user may be able to change permissions on arbitrary files

    Description: CrashHouseKeeping followed symbolic links while changing permissions on files. This issue was addressed by not following symbolic links when changing permissions on files.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1272 : evad3rs

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: Code signing requirements may be bypassed

    Description: Text relocation instructions in dynamic libraries may be loaded by dyld without code signature validation. This issue was addressed by ignoring text relocation instructions.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1273 : evad3rs

  • 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 images in PDF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1275 : Felix Groebert of the Google Security Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in libtiff's handling of TIFF images. This issue was addressed through additional validation of TIFF images.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-2088

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG file may lead to the disclosure of memory contents

    Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in libjpeg's handling of JPEG markers, resulting in the disclosure of memory contents. This issue was addressed through additional validation of JPEG files.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-6629 : Michal Zalewski

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: A local user may be able to cause an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution in the kernel

    Description: An out of bounds memory access issue existed in the ARM ptmx_get_ioctl function. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1278 : evad3rs

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: A configuration profile may be hidden from the user

    Description: A configuration profile with a long name could be loaded onto the device but was not displayed in the profile UI. The issue was addressed through improved handling of profile names.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1282 : Assaf Hefetz, Yair Amit and Adi Sharabani of Skycure

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: A person with physical access to the device may be able to cause arbitrary code execution in kernel mode

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of USB messages. This issue was addressed through additional validation of USB messages.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1287 : Andy Davis of NCC Group

  • WebKit

    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-2013-2909 : Atte Kettunen of OUSPG

    CVE-2013-2926 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2013-2928 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5196 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5197 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5198 : Apple

    CVE-2013-5199 : Apple

    CVE-2013-5225 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5228 : Keen Team (@K33nTeam) working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2013-6625 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2013-6635 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2014-1269 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1270 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1289 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1290 : ant4g0nist (SegFault) working with HP's Zero Day Initiative, Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1291 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1292 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1293 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1294 : Google Chrome Security Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation and later)

    Impact: Playing a maliciously crafted video could lead to the device becoming unresponsive

    Description: A null dereference issue existed in the handling of MPEG-4 encoded files. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1280 : rg0rd

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