Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Media Player Memory Corruption (CVE-2010-2745)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-283
Date Published: 12 Oct 2010
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 26 November, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-2745
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows Media Player 9
Microsoft Windows Media Player 10
Microsoft Windows Media Player 11
Microsoft Windows Media Player 12
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows Media Player. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malformed browser plugin reloads.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Media Player Memory Corruption (CVE-2010-2745) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows Media Player Memory Corruption (CVE-2010-2745)

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