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ESB-2012.0260 - [Appliance][Apple iOS] Apple TV: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 09 March 2012
References: ESB-2012.0114  ESB-2012.0257  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0260
                               Apple TV 5.0
                               9 March 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Apple TV
Publisher:         Apple
Operating System:  Apple iOS
                   Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2011-3453  

Reference:         ESB-2012.0257
                   ESB-2012.0114

Original Bulletin: 
   http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5193

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APPLE-SA-2012-03-07-3 Apple TV 5.0

Apple TV 5.0 is now available and addresses the following:

Apple TV
Available for:  Apple TV (2nd generation)
Impact:  Applications that use the libresolv library may be
vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code
execution
Description:  An integer overflow existed in the handling of DNS
resource records, which may lead to heap memory corruption.
CVE-ID
CVE-2011-3453 : Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive


Installation note:

Apple TV will periodically check for software updates. Alternatively,
you may manually check for software updates by selecting
"Settings -> General -> Update Software".

To check the current version of software, select
"Settings -> General -> About".

Information will also be posted to the Apple Security Updates
web site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

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