Check Point Advisories

Microsoft JPEG XR Parser Information Disclosure (MS15-029; CVE-2015-0076)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0240
Date Published: 10 Mar 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-0076
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75, R71, R70

Who is Vulnerable? Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
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.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft JPEG XR Parser Information Disclosure (MS15-029) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft JPEG XR Parser Information Disclosure (MS15-029)

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