Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows GDI JPEG Processing Buffer Overrun (MS04-028; CVE-2004-0200)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2004-42
Date Published: 27 Mar 2005
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 1 Jan 2000
Industry Reference:CVE-2004-0200
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description JPEG is a very popular image file format. Specially crafted JPEG files may be used to create a DoS condition and in some cases, arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection will block malformed formatted JPEG files on all services with Protocol Type 'HTTP'. Enabling "Perform strict enforcement" enables JPEG file detection based on its content. The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized traffic without blocking it.

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 R70 / R71

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows GDI JPEG Processing Buffer Overrun (MS04-028) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:.

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation .
Attack Information: . Microsoft Windows GDI JPEG processing buffer overrun (MS04-028). Encoded JPEG file. Microsoft Windows Color Management Module ICC Profile Tag in JPEG file buffer overflow (MS05-036). Microsoft Internet Explorer JPEG image rendering memory corruption (MS05-038). For users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55, SmartView Tracker will log rule 9980.

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