Check Point Advisories

Apple QuickTime MP4 Absent stbl Box Memory Corruption (CVE-2015-3667)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1397
Date Published: 18 Jan 2016
Severity: High
Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016
Source: Apple Inc
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apple Inc. QuickTime 7.7.6 and prior
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Apple QuickTime. The vulnerability is due to an issue with processing corrupted MPEG-4 (MP4) files. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a malicious .MP4 file. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution under the security context of the currently logged on 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

Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple QuickTime MP4 Absent stbl Box Memory Corruption protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Apple QuickTime Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apple QuickTime MP4 Absent stbl Box Memory Corruption

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