Check Point Advisories

Adobe Reader Libtiff TIFFFetchShortPair Stack Buffer Overflow (APSB10-07; CVE-2010-0188)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-370
Date Published: 16 May 2010
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 9 Jan 2017
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB10-07
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-0188
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Reader 8.2.1 and earlier versions (8.x) for Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX
Adobe Reader 9.3 and earlier versions (9.x) for Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX
Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1 and earlier versions (8.x) for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat 9.3 and earlier versions (9.x) for Windows and Macintosh
Vulnerability Description A stack overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Acrobat and Reader while parsing a specially crafted PDF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted PDF file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB10-07

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Reader Libtiff TIFFFetchShortPair Stack Buffer Overflow (APSB10-07) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Reader Libtiff TIFFFetchShortPair stack buffer overflow (APSB10-07)

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