|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-267|
|Date Published:||18 Jun 2012|
|Last Updated:||9 Jan 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows Media Player 11. The vulnerability is due to a buffer overflow condition in Windows Media Player 11 that fails to properly handle specially crafted audio-only files. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted WSX file. Successful exploitation of this issue would allow the attacker to take complete control of the affected system.|
IPS will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted WSX 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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: RTSP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Media Player Audio Sampling Rate Memory Corruption (MS08-054)