Rule Category

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

Alert Message

FILE-MULTIMEDIA Nokia PC Suite Video Manager mp4 denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when specially crafted MP4 file designed to exploit CVE-2012-2442 is detected. Impact: application crash, resulting in a denial of service Details: Ease of Attack: Simple

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

Buffer overflow in the Video Manager in Nokia PC Suite and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted mp4 file.
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access