Apple TV < 16.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT213535)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 169649


The remote Apple TV device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities


According to its banner, the version of Apple TV on the remote device is prior to 16.2. It is therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities as described in the HT213535


Upgrade to Apple TV version 16.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 169649

File Name: appletv_16_2.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/6/2023

Updated: 2/3/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-46700


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-42842

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: 12/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2022

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 1/4/2023

Exploitable With

Metasploit (macOS Dirty Cow Arbitrary File Write Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-40303, CVE-2022-40304, CVE-2022-42842, CVE-2022-42843, CVE-2022-42845, CVE-2022-42848, CVE-2022-42849, CVE-2022-42851, CVE-2022-42852, CVE-2022-42855, CVE-2022-42856, CVE-2022-42863, CVE-2022-42864, CVE-2022-42865, CVE-2022-42866, CVE-2022-42867, CVE-2022-46689, CVE-2022-46690, CVE-2022-46691, CVE-2022-46692, CVE-2022-46693, CVE-2022-46694, CVE-2022-46695, CVE-2022-46696, CVE-2022-46698, CVE-2022-46699, CVE-2022-46700, CVE-2022-46701

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2022-12-13, HT213535