Apple TV < 10 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93776
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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 10. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components :

- Audio
- CFNetwork
- CoreCrypto
- FontParser
- IOAcceleratorFamily
- Kernel
- libxml2
- libxslt
- Security
- WebKit

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


Upgrade to Apple TV version 10 or later. Note that this update is only available for 4th generation models.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93776

File Name: appletv_10.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 9/28/2016

Updated: 11/14/2019

Dependencies: appletv_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4702


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:apple_tv

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/20/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4611, CVE-2016-4658, CVE-2016-4702, CVE-2016-4708, CVE-2016-4712, CVE-2016-4718, CVE-2016-4725, CVE-2016-4726, CVE-2016-4728, CVE-2016-4730, CVE-2016-4733, CVE-2016-4734, CVE-2016-4735, CVE-2016-4737, CVE-2016-4738, CVE-2016-4753, CVE-2016-4759, CVE-2016-4765, CVE-2016-4766, CVE-2016-4767, CVE-2016-4768, CVE-2016-4772, CVE-2016-4773, CVE-2016-4774, CVE-2016-4775, CVE-2016-4776, CVE-2016-4777, CVE-2016-4778, CVE-2016-5131

BID: 92053, 93054, 93057, 93059, 93063, 93064, 93065, 93067