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Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051; CVE-2013-1331) - ver 2


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3668
Date Published:
Source: MS13-051 Advisory MS13-051
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-1331
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Office 2003 SP3
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Office.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS13-051

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block 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, 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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051) - ver 2 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Office PNG File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS13-051) - ver 2