|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-328|
|Date Published:||30 Jul 2012|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of parameters lengths. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted QuickTime Text file with an affected version of QuickTime. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Apple QuickTime Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Apple QuickTime Text Track Descriptors Heap Buffer Overflow