|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-0749|
|Date Published:||18 May 2015|
|Last Updated:||3 Jan 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|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.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Incorrect libpng Usage Heap Overflow- Ver2