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Apple TV Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2011-03-10    Last Update:  2011-03-21    Views:  2,025

Secunia Advisory SA43697

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Apple has acknowledge a security issue and multiple vulnerabilities in Apple TV, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information, cause a Dos (Denial of Service), and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

1) Apple TV bundles vulnerable versions of FreeType and libTIFF libraries.

For more information:
SA41738
SA43582
SA43593

2) The IPv6 implementation includes the device's MAC address as the interface identifier for outgoing connections when using stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC). This can be exploited to track the device across different connections.

3) A boundary error when processing wireless network frames can be exploited to restart the device.


Solution:
Update to Apple TV version 4.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
2) Reported by the vendor.
3) The vendor credits Scott Boyd, ePlus Technology.

Original Advisory:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4565

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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