|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2005-99|
|Date Published:||24 Mar 2013|
|Last Updated:||12 May 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a popular image file format. Specially crafted PNG files may be used to create a DoS condition and in some cases, arbitrary code execution.|
This protection will detect and block malformed PNG files.
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Internet Explorer PNG Image Rendering Memory Corruption - improved performance (MS05-025)