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Apple QuickTime Plugin Content-Type Buffer Overflow - Improved Performance (CVE-2012-3753)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1665
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: Apple Advisory HT5581
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-3753
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
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.

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?

  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.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple QuickTime Plugin Content-Type Buffer Overflow - Improved Performance