About the security content of tvOS 10.1.1

This document describes the security content of tvOS 10.1.1.

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tvOS 10.1.1

Released January 23, 2017

Kernel

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A buffer overflow issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-2370: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A use after free issue was addressed through improved memory management.

CVE-2017-2360: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

libarchive

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Unpacking a maliciously crafted archive may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A buffer overflow issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2016-8687: Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may exfiltrate data cross-origin

Description: A prototype access issue was addressed through improved exception handling.

CVE-2017-2350: Gareth Heyes of Portswigger Web Security

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-2354: Neymar of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab (tencent.com) working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

CVE-2017-2362: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

CVE-2017-2373: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed through improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-2355: Team Pangu and lokihardt at PwnFest 2016

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved input validation.

CVE-2017-2356: Team Pangu and lokihardt at PwnFest 2016

CVE-2017-2369: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may exfiltrate data cross-origin

Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of page loading. This issue was addressed through improved logic.

CVE-2017-2363: lokihardt of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV (4th generation)

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may exfiltrate data cross-origin

Description: A validation issue existed in variable handling. This issue was addressed through improved validation.

CVE-2017-2365: lokihardt of Google Project Zero

Additional recognition

WebKit hardening

We would like to acknowledge Ben Gras, Kaveh Razavi, Erik Bosman, Herbert Bos, and Cristiano Giuffrida of the vusec group at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for their assistance.

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