|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2941|
|Date Published:||16 Sep 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the libmodplug library used by VLC Media Player. The vulnerability is due to an error while parsing Parts field in ABC files which can result in an integer overflow.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing an unsuspecting user to download and process a
malicious file with a vulnerable version of the application.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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: Media Player Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: VLC Media Player ABC file parts field parsing heap integer overflow