Apple TV < 7.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 79360
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The remote device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner, the remote Apple TV device is a version prior to 7.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist related to the included version of WebKit that allow application crashes or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4462)

- A state management issue exists due to improperly handling overlapping segments in Mach-O executable files. A local user can exploit this issue to execute unsigned code. (CVE-2014-4455)

- A remote code execution issue exists due to improper validation of metadata fields in IOSharedDataQueue objects. (CVE-2014-4461)


Upgrade to Apple TV 7.0.2 or later. Note that this update is only available for 3rd generation and later models.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79360

File Name: appletv_7_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/20/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: appletv_detect.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:apple_tv

Required KB Items: www/appletv

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4455, CVE-2014-4461, CVE-2014-4462

BID: 71136, 71137, 71140, 71142

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2014-11-17-3