|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-114|
|Date Published:||26 Mar 2012|
|Last Updated:||Thursday 11 January, 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|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.|
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.
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)