Check Point Advisories

PDF Containing Obfuscated JavaScript Filter Name (CVE-2009-0658; CVE-2010-0188; CVE-2011-2439; CVE-2011-2442)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-0659
Date Published: 29 Dec 2009
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 15 October, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-0658
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block PDF files with obfuscated JavaScript objects.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PDF Containing Obfuscated JavaScript Filter Name 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:  Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information:  PDF Containing Obfuscated JavaScript Filter Name

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