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About the security content of Apple TV 6.2

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 6.2.

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

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Apple TV 6.2

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An application could cause the device to unexpectedly restart

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in the handling of IOKit API arguments. This issue was addressed through additional validation of IOKit API arguments.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1355 : cunzhang from Adlab of Venustech

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in launchd's handling of IPC messages. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1356 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in launchd's handling of log messages. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1357 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: An integer overflow existed in launchd. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1358 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

    Description: An integer underflow existed in launchd. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1359 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: Two bytes of memory could be disclosed to a remote attacker

    Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in the handling of DTLS messages in a TLS connection. This issue was addressed by only accepting DTLS messages in a DTLS connection.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1361 : Thijs Alkemade of The Adium Project

  • 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-2013-2875 : miaubiz

    CVE-2013-2927 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2014-1323 : banty

    CVE-2014-1325 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1326 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1327 : Google Chrome Security Team, Apple

    CVE-2014-1329 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1330 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1331 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2014-1333 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1334 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1335 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1336 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1337 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1338 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1339 : Atte Kettunen of OUSPG

    CVE-2014-1341 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1342 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1343 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1362 : Apple, miaubiz

    CVE-2014-1363 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1364 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1365 : Apple, Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2014-1366 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1367 : Apple

    CVE-2014-1368 : Wushi of Keen Team (Research Team of Keen Cloud Tech)

    CVE-2014-1382 : Renata Hodovan of University of Szeged / Samsung Electronics

    CVE-2014-1731 : an anonymous member of the Blink development community

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 2nd generation and later

    Impact: An iTunes Store transaction may be completed with insufficient authorization

    Description: A signed-in user was able to complete an iTunes Store transaction without providing a valid password when prompted. This issue was addressed by additional enforcement of purchase authorization.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-1383 

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Last Modified: Jun 30, 2014
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