Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1339
Date Published: 9 Apr 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated:9 Apr 2014
Source: CVE-2007-5400
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? RealNetworks RealPlayer 10
RealNetworks RealPlayer 10.5
RealNetworks RealPlayer Enterprise
Vulnerability Description There exists a heap buffer overflow vulnerability in the RealNetworks RealPlayer product. The vulnerability is due to a design error within the handling of frames in Shockwave Flash (SWF) files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to create a heap overflow condition in the target application.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the RealNetworks RealPlayer SWF Frame Handling Buffer Overflow - ver 2 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  RealNetworks RealPlayer SWF Frame Handling Buffer Overflow - ver 2