Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Cisco WebEx Player Memory Corruption Vulnerability IV

Summary

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Cisco WebEx Player.

Cisco WebEx Player is a free tool to watch, share, and edit Cisco WebEx recordings developed and published by Cisco Systems for macOS and Windows.

A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Cisco WebEx Player. The vulnerability is caused by a crafted wrf file which causes an out of bounds memory access. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.

Solutions

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

Cisco.WebEx.Player.wrf.File.Handling.Memory.Corruption.IV
Released Jun 28, 2017

Users should apply the solution provided by Cisco Systems.

Additional Information

Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Cisco on April 11, 2017.

Cisco released patch for it on November 29, 2017.

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was discovered by Kushal Arvind Shah 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.