Apple QuickTime TeXML Transform Attribute Parsing Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-0663)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-370|
|Source:||Apple Advisory HT1222|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Apple Computer QuickTime prior to 7.7.2
A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of a string length. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted TeXML file. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of QuickTime player.
This protection will detect and block malicious TeXML files.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple QuickTime TeXML Transform Attribute Parsing Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apple QuickTime Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apple QuickTime TeXML Transform Attribute Parsing Buffer Overflow