About the security content of Apple TV 7.1

This document describes the security content of Apple TV 7.1.

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AppleTV 7.1

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may intercept SSL/TLS connections

    Description: Secure Transport accepted short ephemeral RSA keys, usually used only in export-strength RSA cipher suites, on connections using full-strength RSA cipher suites. This issue, also known as FREAK, only affected connections to servers which support export-strength RSA cipher suites, and was addressed by removing support for ephemeral RSA keys.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-1067 : Benjamin Beurdouche, Karthikeyan Bhargavan, Antoine Delignat-Lavaud, Alfredo Pironti, and Jean Karim Zinzindohoue of Prosecco at Inria Paris

  • 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 type confusion issue existed in IOSurface's handling of serialized objects. The issue was addressed through additional type checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-1061 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • Apple TV

    Available for: Apple TV 3rd generation and later

    Impact: An malicious application may be able to create folders in trusted locations in the file system

    Description: An issue existed in the developer disk mounting logic which resulted in invalid disk image folders not being deleted. This was addressed through improved error handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-1062 : TaiG Jailbreak Team

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