|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-1397|
|Date Published:||18 Jan 2016|
|Last Updated:||18 Jan 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|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.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apple QuickTime Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Apple QuickTime MP4 Absent stbl Box Memory Corruption