FILE-IMAGE -- Snort detected suspicious traffic targeting vulnerabilities found inside images files, regardless of delivery method, targeted software, or image type. (Examples include: jpg, png, gif, bmp). These rules search for malformed images used to exploit system. Attackers alter image attributes, often to include shell code, so they are susceptible to vulnerabilities when they are parsed and send commands instead of loading the image.
FILE-IMAGE Apple Quicktime malformed FPX file memory corruption attempt
QuickTime in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted FlashPix image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1767.
CVSS base score 7.8
CVSS impact score 5.9
CVSS exploitability score 1.8
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No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2016-1768QuickTime in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted FlashPix image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1767.
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