Check Point Advisories

Apple QuickTime Memory Corruption (CVE-2015-3668)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1155
Date Published: 6 Oct 2015
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Monday 11 March, 2024
Source: Apple
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-3668
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77

Who is Vulnerable? Apple QuickTime up to 7.7.6
Apple Mac OS X 10.10.3 and prior
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Apple QuickTime. 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 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 R81 / R80 / R77

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple QuickTime Memory Corruption (CVE-2015-3668) 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:  Apple QuickTime Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apple QuickTime Memory Corruption (CVE-2015-3668)

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