Check Point Advisories

Corel PDF Fusion XPS Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2013-3248)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2499
Date Published: 20 Oct 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 8 May 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-3248
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Corel PDF Fusion 1.11
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability exists in Corel PDF Fusion. The vulnerability is due to a stack buffer overflow when parsing names in ZIP directory entries of an XPS file. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a crafted XPS file. A successful attack would result in execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the affected application.

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

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Corel PDF Fusion XPS Stack 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Corel PDF Fusion XPS Stack Buffer Overflow

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