Oracle Java zip_util readCEN Stack Overflow (CVE-2012-0501)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-221|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5 Update 33 and prior
A stack overflow vulnerability has been reported in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
The vulnerability is due to an off-by-one error in the JRE when handling zip archives. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted ZIP file to the affected application. Successful exploitation would cause the application to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.
This protection will detect and block malicious zip files sent to the affected application.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java zip_util readCEN Stack Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation
Attack Information: Oracle Java zip_util readCEN Stack Overflow