Apple TV < 7.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8939


The remote host is missing a critical Apple TV patch update.


According to its banner, the remote Apple TV device is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Memory corruption flaw within WebKit which can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or crash the application. (CVE-2014-4462, CVE-2014-4452)
- Memory corruption flaw within IOSharedDataQueue which can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-4461)
- Memory corruption flaw within the Mach-O executable files which allows local users to bypass code-signing restrictions. (CVE-2014-4455)


Upgrade to Apple TV 7.0.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8939

Published: 3/13/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 79360

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:apple_tv

Patch Publication Date: 11/18/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2014

Reference Information

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

BID: 71136, 71137, 71140, 71142