Check Point Advisories

PDF Containing Unsupported Filter

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0678
Date Published: 22 Jun 2015
Severity: Low
Last Updated: 3 Sep 2018
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Readers
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Acrobat and Reader when handling PDF files that contain an unsupported filter. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on an affected system via a specially crafted PDF file.

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 PDF Containing Unsupported Filter 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:  Adobe Products Violation.
Attack Information:  PDF Containing Unsupported Filter

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