Apple TV < 11.2.6 Telugu Character Handling Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 106974


The remote Apple TV device is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


According to its banner, the version of Apple TV on the remote device is prior to 11.2.6. It is, therefore, affected by a memory corruption vulnerability as described in the HT208536 security advisory.

Note that only 4th and 5th generation models are affected by these vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to Apple TV version 11.2.6 or later. Note that this update is only available for 4th and 5th generation models.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106974

File Name: appletv_11_2_6.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/02/23

Modified: 2018/02/26

Dependencies: 93741

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:apple_tv

Required KB Items: AppleTV/Version, AppleTV/Model, AppleTV/URL, AppleTV/Port

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4124

BID: 103066

OSVDB: 175266

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2018-02-19-3