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Adobe Audition Session File Stack Buffer Overflow (APSB11-10; CVE-2011-0614)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-321
Date Published: 22 Jun 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 14 February, 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-0614
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Adobe Audition (formerly Cool Edit Pro) is a digital audio workstation from Adobe Systems featuring both a multi-track, non-destructive mix/edit environment and a destructive-approach waveform editing view. A stack buffer overflow exists in Adobe Audition. The vulnerability is due to an error when processing Session files (SES). An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a malicious Session file. Successful exploitation will result in a stack buffer overflow and could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malformed Session files.

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 Adobe Audition Session File Stack Buffer Overflow (APSB11-10) 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:  Adobe Products Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Audition Session File stack buffer overflow (APSB11-10)

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