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Category:   Device (Multimedia)  >   Apple TV Vendors:   Apple
Apple TV Bug Lets Local Users Bypass the Purchase Authorization Password Requirement
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030503
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030503
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1383   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 1 2014
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple TV. A local user can make purchases without authorization.

A local user signed in to Apple TV can conduct an iTunes Store transaction without supplying a valid password.

Impact:   A local user can make purchases without authorization.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.1.2) as part of APPLE-SA-2014-06-30-4 Apple TV 6.1.2.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6298

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT6298 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error

Message History:   None.


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