About the security content of Apple TV 7.0.3

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 7.0.3.

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Apple TV 7.0.3

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: A maliciously crafted afc command may allow access to protected parts of the filesystem

    Description: A vulnerability existed in the symbolic linking mechanism of afc. This issue was addressed by adding additional path checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4480 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of PDF files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4481 : Felipe Andres Manzano of the Binamuse VRT, via the iSIGHT Partners GVP Program

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: A local user may be able to execute unsigned code

    Description: A state management issue existed in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments. This issue was addressed through improved validation of segment sizes

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4455 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: Opening 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 font files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4483 : Apple

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted .dfont file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of .dfont files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4484 : Gaurav Baruah working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the XML parser. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4485 : Apple

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOAcceleratorFamily's handling of resource lists. This issue was addressed by removing unneeded code.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4486 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in IOHIDFamily. This issue was addressed through improved size validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4487 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: A validation issue existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of resource queue metadata. This issue was addressed through improved validation of metadata.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4488 : Apple

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of event queues. This issue was addressed through improved validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4489 : @beist

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: Maliciously crafted or compromised iOS applications may be able to determine addresses in the kernel

    Description: An information disclosure issue existed in the handling of APIs related to kernel extensions. Responses containing an OSBundleMachOHeaders key may have included kernel addresses, which may aid in bypassing address space layout randomization protection. This issue was addressed by unsliding the addresses before returning them.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4491 : @PanguTeam, Stefan Esser

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

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

    Description: An issue existed in the kernel shared memory subsystem that allowed an attacker to write to memory that was intended to be read-only. This issue was addressed with stricter checking of shared memory permissions.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4495 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: Maliciously crafted or compromised iOS applications may be able to determine addresses in the kernel

    Description: The mach_port_kobject kernel interface leaked kernel addresses and heap permutation value, which may aid in bypassing address space layout randomization protection. This was addressed by disabling the mach_port_kobject interface in production configurations.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4496 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: A malicious, sandboxed app can compromise the networkd daemon

    Description: Multiple type confusion issues existed in networkd's handling of interprocess communication. By sending a maliciously formatted message to networkd, it could be possible to execute arbitrary code as the networkd process. The issue is addressed through additional type checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4492 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: Style sheets are loaded cross-origin which may allow for data exfiltration

    Description: An SVG loaded in an img element could load a CSS file cross-origin. This issue was addressed through enhanced blocking of external CSS references in SVGs.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-4465 : Rennie deGraaf of iSEC Partners

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd 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-2014-3192 : cloudfuzzer

    CVE-2014-4459

    CVE-2014-4466 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4468 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4469 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4470 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4471 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4472 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4473 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4474 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4475 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4476 : Apple

    CVE-2014-4477 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

    CVE-2014-4479 : Apple

  • Apple TV

    Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later

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

    Description: The Kerberos libgssapi library returned a context token with a dangling pointer. This issue was addressed by improving state management.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2014-5352

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