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Category:   Device (Multimedia)  >   Apple TV Vendors:   Apple
Apple TV Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031231
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031231
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4455, CVE-2014-4461, CVE-2014-4462   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 18 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Apple TV. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can send specially crafted data to trigger a memory corruption error in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4462].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments to execute unsigned code on the target system [CVE-2014-4455]. @PanguTeam reported this vulnerability.

An application can trigger a validation flaw in the processing of certain metadata fields of IOSharedDataQueue objects to execute arbitrary code with system privileges [CVE-2014-4461]. @PanguTeam reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

An application can execute arbitrary code with system privileges.

A local user can execute unsigned code on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.0.2).

The vendor's advisory will be available at:

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1222

Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 18 2014 (Apple Issues Fix for iOS) Apple TV Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Apple has issued a fix for Apple iOS.



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