Check Point Reference:CPAI-2013-1665
Date Published: 21 Apr 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-3753
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Apple Computer Quicktime prior to 7.7.3
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime plugin. The vulnerability is due to insufficient bounds checking. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to view a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow injection and execution of arbitrary code.

Protection Overview

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.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple QuickTime Plugin Content-Type Buffer Overflow - Improved Performance protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple QuickTime Plugin Content-Type Buffer Overflow - Improved Performance