Date: 09 March 2012
References: ESB-2012.0114 ESB-2012.0257
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Apple TV 5.0
9 March 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apple TV
Operating System: Apple iOS
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2011-3453
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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:
Available for: Apple TV (2nd generation)
Impact: Applications that use the libresolv library may be
vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code
Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of DNS
resource records, which may lead to heap memory corruption.
CVE-2011-3453 : Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive
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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