Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Media Player Skin Parsing Code Execution (MS07-047; CVE-2007-3037)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2007-102
Date Published: 22 Aug 2007
Severity: High
Last Updated: 29 Nov 2011
Industry Reference:CVE-2007-3037
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Microsoft Windows Media Player is an application for the Microsoft Windows operating system. It supports numerous video, audio, and image formats. A buffer overflow vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Windows Media Player. Remote attacker could exploit this issue via a malformed skin file. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code on a target system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed Windows Media Player Skin files over HTTP.

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 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Media Player Skin Parsing Code Execution (MS07-047) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Media Player skin parsing code execution (MS07-047)

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