|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0240|
|Date Published:||10 Mar 2015|
|Last Updated:||10 Mar 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Windows Vista|
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1
|Vulnerability Description||An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft JPEG XR Parser. The vulnerability is triggered when Windows fails to properly handle uninitialized memory when parsing certain, specially crafted JPEG XR image format files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted image file.|
This protection will detect and block Microsoft graphics components which might trigger 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
Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft JPEG XR Parser Information Disclosure (MS15-029)