About the security content of tvOS 14.0

This document describes the security content of tvOS 14.0.

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tvOS 14.0

Released September 16, 2020

Assets

Available for: Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD

Impact: An attacker may be able to misuse a trust relationship to download malicious content

Description: A trust issue was addressed by removing a legacy API.

CVE-2020-9979: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Keyboard

Available for: Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD

Impact: A malicious application may be able to leak sensitive user information

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2020-9976: Rias A. Sherzad of JAIDE GmbH in Hamburg, Germany

Sandbox

Available for: Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD

Impact: A malicious application may be able to access restricted files

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2020-9968: Adam Chester (@_xpn_) of TrustedSec

Entry updated September 17, 2020

WebKit

Available for: Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to a cross site scripting attack

Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2020-9952: Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com)

Additional recognition

Bluetooth

We would like to acknowledge Andy Davis of NCC Group and Dennis Heinze (@ttdennis) of TU Darmstadt, Secure Mobile Networking Lab for their assistance.

Core Location

We would like to acknowledge Yiğit Can YILMAZ (@yilmazcanyigit) for their assistance.

iAP

We would like to acknowledge Andy Davis of NCC Group for their assistance.

Kernel

We would like to acknowledge Brandon Azad of Google Project Zero for their assistance.

Location Framework

We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

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