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Apple TV UPnP IGD Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-06-21    Views:  12,927

Secunia Advisory SA25745

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Apple TV, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable device.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the UPnP IGD (Internet Gateway Device Standardized Device Control Protocol) implementation and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Update to version 1.1 via the "Update Software" functionality.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Michael Lynn, Juniper Networks.

Original Advisory:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305631

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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