Apple TV < 10.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9757

Synopsis

The version of this Apple TV device is not current and is thus unpatched for multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of Apple TV earlier than 10.0.1 are vulnerable to the following issues :

- A flaw exists in WebKit when handling the location attribute that allows a unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass the cross-origin policies and disclose sensitive user information. (CVE-2016-4613)
- An out-of-bounds read error exists in the FontParser component when handling specially crafted font files that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2016-4660)
- An unspecified flaw exists in the Sandbox Profiles component that allows a local attacker, via a specially crafted application, to disclose the metadata of photo directories. (CVE-2016-4664)
- An unspecified flaw exists in the Sandbox Profiles component that allows a local attacker, via a specially crafted application, to disclose the metadata of audio recordings. (CVE-2016-4665)
- Multiple memory corruption issues exist in Webkit due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4666, CVE-2016-4677)
- Multiple unspecified flaws exist in the System Boot component, within MIG generated code, due to improper validation of input. A local attacker can exploit these to terminate the system or execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-4669)
- A memory corruption issue exists in the CoreGraphics component when handling specially crafted JPEG files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted file, to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4673)
- An unspecified logic issue exists in libxpc that allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2016-4675)
- A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in AppleSMC's smcHandleYPCEvent facility that is due to insufficient locking, which may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-4678)
- A flaw exists in libarchive due to improper path validation when creating temporary files during archive extraction. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a symlink attack, to overwrite arbitrary files. (CVE-2016-4679)
- An unspecified flaw exists in the Kernel component due to improper sanitization of input. A local attacker can exploit this to disclose kernel memory contents. (CVE-2016-4680)
- A flaw exists in the CFNetwork Proxies component when handling proxy credentials that allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to disclose sensitive user information. (CVE-2016-7579)
- A race condition exists in multiple IOKit drivers related to how they use task struct pointers. This may allow a local attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges. (CVE-2016-7613)

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

Solution

Upgrade Apple TV to 10.0.1, or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207270

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9757

File Name: 9757.prm

Published: 2016/11/08

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 6485, 9434

Nessus ID: 94337

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:apple_tv

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4613, CVE-2016-4660, CVE-2016-4664, CVE-2016-4665, CVE-2016-4666, CVE-2016-4669, CVE-2016-4673, CVE-2016-4675, CVE-2016-4677, CVE-2016-4678, CVE-2016-4679, CVE-2016-4680, CVE-2016-7579, CVE-2016-7613

BID: 93849, 93851, 93853, 93854, 93856