Apple QuickTime Text Track Descriptors Heap Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-0664)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-328|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Apple Computer QuickTime prior to 7.7.2
A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of parameters lengths. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted QuickTime Text file with an affected version of QuickTime. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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 Text Track Descriptors Heap 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 Text Track Descriptors Heap Buffer Overflow