Check Point Advisories

Samsung SmartViewer STWAxConfig Memory Corruption (CVE-2015-8039)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1311
Date Published: 18 Nov 2015
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-8039
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Samsung SmartViewer prior to 4.4.3
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Samsung SmartViewer. The vulnerability is due to untrusted pointer dereference. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to visit a maliciously crafted page.

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 Samsung SmartViewer STWAxConfig Memory Corruption 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Samsung SmartViewer STWAxConfig Memory Corruption

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