|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0364|
|Date Published:||4 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||10 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Kodi Open Subtitles Addon|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Kodi OpenSubtitles Addon. The vulnerability is due to the way the addon parses the subtitles file name. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by uploading a malicious subtitles file to Open Subtitles. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution on the client machine.|
This protection detects 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: Kodi Open Subtitles Addon Remote Code Execution