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Category:   Device (Multimedia)  >   Apple TV Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for Apple TV) Apple iOS HomeKit Bug Lets Remote Users Access and Control HomeKit Smart Accessories
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040010
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040010
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-13903   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple iOS. A remote user can access and control HomeKit smart accessories. Apple TV is affected.

On systems with shared HomeKit application users, a remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a state error in the HomeKit application and gain access to the target user's HomeKit-controlled accessories.

Tian Zhang reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can access and control HomeKit smart accessories.
Solution:   The Apple has issued a fix for Apple TV (11.2.1).

The Apple advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208359

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT208359 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 13 2017 Apple iOS HomeKit Bug Lets Remote Users Access and Control HomeKit Smart Accessories



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