Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Graphics Device Interface Buffer Overflow (CVE-2019-1439)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-2667
Date Published: 18 Sep 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 18 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-1439
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 (Server Core installation)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Vulnerability Description A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the MF3216 component of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file and take actions.

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 Microsoft Graphics Device Interface Buffer Overflow (CVE-2019-1439) 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 Graphics Device Interface Buffer Overflow (CVE-2019-1439)

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