|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1675|
|Date Published:||22 Apr 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01|
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the Microsoft Internet Explorer JPEG image rendering component. The vulnerability is due to the improper validation of user specified data in JPEG image files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing the target user to open a malicious JPEG image file, which may terminate the browser, or execute arbitrary code with the security context of the currently logged in user.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: (MS05-038)|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed JPEG files over HTTP.
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Internet Explorer JPEG Rendering Buffer Overflow (MS05-038) - High Confidence