Check Point Advisories

JPEG Files Containing Suspicious Comments

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1670
Date Published: 24 Jun 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 29 August, 2022
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Multiple OS
Vulnerability Description Certain JPEG files may contain malicious code, hidden within the comments marker.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block specially crafted JPEG files.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the JPEG Files Containing Suspicious Comments 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:  JPEG Files Containing Suspicious Comments

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