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Oracle Outside In OS 2 Metafile Parser Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2013-5763)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3549
Date Published: 2 Dec 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-5763
Protection Provided by:

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Who is Vulnerable? Oracle Outside In Technology 8.4.0
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Oracle Outside-In, a set of libraries used to decode many file formats.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a boundary error while processing OS/2 Metafiles. Oracle Outside-In is embedded in many enterprise applications. This vulnerability can be exploited by causing an application that uses the vulnerable libraries to handle a malformed files. Depending on the application, user interaction may be required. Successful exploitation can result in execution of arbitrary code or a denial of service condition in the context of the affected application.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Outside In OS 2 Metafile Parser stack buffer overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Oracle Protection Violation
Attack Information: Oracle Outside In OS 2 Metafile Parser stack buffer overflow

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