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Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows ANI File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS05-002; CVE-2004-1049; CVE-2007-0038)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2005-06
Date Published: 1 Feb 2005
Severity: High
Last Updated: 1 Jan 2000
Industry Reference:CVE-2004-1049
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description ANI is a Windows Animated cursor file format. Specially crafted ANI files may be used to create a DoS condition and in some cases, arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection will block malformed formatted ANI files on all services with Protocol Type 'HTTP'. 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 ANI File Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS05-002) 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:Users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55 will identify rule number 99801 appearing on the SmartView Tracker.

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