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Check Point Advisories

Oracle Java Runtime True Type Font IDEF Opcode Heap Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-0499)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-204
Date Published: 28 May 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-0499
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component. The vulnerability is due to failure to check certain values while processing IDEF opcodes. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing target users to view a specially crafted web-page. Successful exploitation would cause memory corruption in a way that may lead to arbitrary code execution or terminate the application abnormally.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malicious TTF files.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle Java Runtime True Type Font IDEF Opcode Heap Buffer Overflow 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:  Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle Java Runtime True Type Font IDEF Opcode Heap Buffer Overflow

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