|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2009-186|
|Date Published:||10 Jun 2009|
|Last Updated:||10 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open file format created by Adobe Systems.It is used for representing two-dimensional documents in a device and resolution independent fixed-layout document format. Successful exploitation of this issue will cause the application to become non-responsive, and may allow execution of arbitrary code on an affected system.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to transfer malformed PDF files over HTTP.
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: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Reader FlateDecode Parameters Integer Overflow (APSB09-07)