Apple iTunes m3u Playlist Multiple Buffer Overflows - High Confidence (CVE-2012-0677)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1314|
|Source:||Apple Advisory HT5318|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Apple Computer iTunes 10.6.3
Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple iTunes. The vulnerabilities are due to a bounds checking error in iTunes while handling specially crafted .m3u files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted .m3u file with an affected version of iTunes. 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 iTunes m3u Playlist Multiple Buffer Overflows - High Confidence 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: Media Player Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple iTunes m3u Playlist Multiple Buffer Overflows - High Confidence