Check Point Advisories

Incorrect libpng Usage Heap Overflow- Ver2 (CVE-2010-1205)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0749
Date Published: 18 May 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 3 Jan 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-1205
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Libpng. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

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 Incorrect libpng Usage Heap Overflow- Ver2 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Incorrect libpng Usage Heap Overflow- Ver2

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