Apple TV < 9.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9336
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The version of this Apple TV device is not current and is thus unpatched for multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of Apple TV earlier than 9.2 are unpatched for vulnerabilities in the following components :

- FontParser (CVE-2016-1740)
- HTTPProtocol (CVE-2015-8659)
- IOHIDFamily (CVE-2016-1748)
- Kernel (CVE-2016-1750)
- Kernel (CVE-2016-1753)
- Kernel (CVE-2016-1751)
- Kernel (CVE-2016-1754, CVE-2016-1755)
- Kernel (CVE-2016-1752)
- libxml2 (CVE-2015-1819, CVE-2015-5312, CVE-2015-7499, CVE-2015-7500, CVE-2015-7942, CVE-2015-8035, CVE-2015-8242, CVE-2016-1762)
- Security (CVE-2016-1950)
- TrueTypeScaler (CVE-2016-1775)
- WebKit (CVE-2016-1783)
- WebKit History (CVE-2016-1784)
- Wi-Fi (CVE-2016-0801, CVE-2016-0802)


Upgrade Apple TV to 9.2, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9336

Published: 5/27/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 6485

Nessus ID: 90309

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apple:apple_tv:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1819, CVE-2015-5312, CVE-2015-7499, CVE-2015-7500, CVE-2015-7942, CVE-2015-8035, CVE-2015-8242, CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-0801, CVE-2016-1740, CVE-2015-8659, CVE-2016-1748, CVE-2016-1750, CVE-2016-1754, CVE-2016-1755, CVE-2016-1753, CVE-2016-1752, CVE-2016-1775, CVE-2016-0802, CVE-2016-1751, CVE-2016-1783, CVE-2016-1784

BID: 75570, 79509, 79562, 79536, 77681, 77390, 79507, 80438