Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Color Management TIFF Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS05-036; CVE-2005-1219)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2005-124
Date Published: 23 Aug 2005
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 23 Aug 2005
Industry Reference:CVE-2005-1219
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description

Protection Overview

This protection will block malformed formatted TIFF 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 R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Color Management TIFF Parsing Buffer Overflow (MS05-036) 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 Color Management Module TIFF buffer overflow (MS05-036). Malformed OpenOffice TIFF file. Microsoft Windows Kodak Image Viewer TIFF code execution (MS07-055). For users of VPN-1 NG with Application Intelligence R55, SmartView Tracker log rule #9980.

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