Rule Category

FILE-MULTIMEDIA -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in multimedia files (mp3, movies, wmv, etc.).

Alert Message

FILE-MULTIMEDIA Oracle Java MixerSequencer RMF MIDI structure handling exploit attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for Java applets/applications which allow for the exploitation of uncontrolled array index that via a MIDI file with a crafted MixerSequencer object, related to the GM_Song structure.

What To Look For

This rule alerts when Snort detects a specially crafted Java applet/application which exploited a memory corruption vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 6.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

No rule groups


Rule Vulnerability

Memory Corruption

Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.

CVE Additional Information

This product uses data from the NVD API but is not endorsed or certified by the NVD.
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