Check Point Advisories

RealNetworks RealPlayer AVI Parsing Buffer Overflow (CAN-2005-2052)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2005-130
Date Published: 4 Sep 2005
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 4 Sep 2005
Industry Reference:CAN-2005-2052
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description

Protection Overview

This protection will block malformed AVI files on all services with Protocol Type 'HTTP'.The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized traffic without blocking it.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the RealNetworks RealPlayer AVI Parsing Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:.

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  RealNetworks RealPlayer AVI parsing buffer overflow. For users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55, SmartView Tracker will log rule 99804.

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