Check Point Advisories

InfoZip UnZip Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-1000035)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2117
Date Published: 18 Sep 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 18 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1000035
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Info-ZIP UnZip prior to 6.10c23
Vulnerability Description A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in InfoZip UnZip. The vulnerability is due to insufficient handling of password protected zip files. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user into extracting a maliciously crafted zip file.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 InfoZip UnZip Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-1000035) 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:  InfoZip UnZip Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-1000035)

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