Check Point Advisories

CCMPlayer Stack based Buffer Overflow (CVE-2011-5170)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0246
Date Published: 9 Mar 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 17 May 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-5170
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? CCMPlayer 1.5
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in CCMPlayer 1.5. The vulnerability is due to a lack of boundary check when handling M3U files. Successful exploitation could allow arbitrary code execution in the context of the target user.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the CCMPlayer Stack based Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Media Player Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  CCMPlayer Stack based Buffer Overflow

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