IBM Notes PNG Image Parsing Integer Overflow (CVE-2013-2977)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2496|
|Source:||IBM Advisory 1635878|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.x
IBM Lotus Notes 9.0
A code execution vulnerability has been reported in IBM Notes.
The vulnerability is due to an integer overflow while parsing PNG images. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the target user to view a malicious email. Successful exploitation would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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 IBM Notes PNG Image Parsing Integer 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: IBM Protection Violation
Attack Information: IBM Notes PNG Image Parsing Integer Overflow