Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Cisco WebEx WRF and ARF Player Vulnerability

Summary

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered one buffer overflow vulnerability in Cisco WebEx WRF and ARF Player.

Solutions

FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Cisco.WebEx.ARF.Players.Out.Of.Bound.Memory.Read
Released May 13, 2014
Users should apply the solution provided by Cisco.

Additional Information

The vulnerability can be triggered when opening a maliciously crafted WebEx file which contains a malformed field.

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was discovered by Zhenhua Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

IPS Subscription

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet's intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this vulnerability with the appropriate configuration parameters in place. Fortinet's IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by FortiGuard Labs, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.