Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Paint JPEG Image Parsing Integer Overflow (MS10-005; CVE-2010-0028)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-114
Date Published: 26 Mar 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 11 January, 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-0028
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Paint. The vulnerability is due to an integer overflow error when Microsoft Paint fails to properly decode a malformed JPEG image file. A remote attacker might exploit this issue by convincing a user to open a specially crafted JPEG file. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on an affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed JPEG files over HTTP.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Paint JPEG Image Parsing Integer Overflow (MS10-005) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Paint JPEG Image Parsing Integer Overflow (MS10-005)

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