|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-376|
|Date Published:||14 Oct 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime. The vulnerability is due to insufficient bounds checking when parsing parameters to a certain method inside the QuickTime plugin. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
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 plugin SetLanguage buffer overflow