Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows GDI+ .NET API Remote Code Execution (MS09-062; CVE-2009-2504)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-264
Date Published: 29 Oct 2009
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 5 Jun 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-2504
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the Microsoft Windows GDI .NET API. The vulnerability is a result of an integer overflow in certain GDI+ APIs that are accessible from .NET Framework applications. A remote attacker may trigger this issue by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Web page. Successful exploitation would allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows GDI+ .NET API Remote Code Execution (MS09-062) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows GDI+ .NET API Remote Code Execution (MS09-062)

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