|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0397|
|Date Published:||8 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||9 May 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Ghostscript versions 9.21 and earlier.|
|Vulnerability Description||An arbitrary code execution vulnerability exists within Ghostscript. This vulnerability is due to the way Ghostscript parses .eps files. An attacker can manipulate a .eps file and run arbitrary commands on the victims computer.|
This protection detects 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: Adobe Products Violation.
Attack Information: Ghostscript Type Confusion Arbitrary Command Execution (CVE-2017-8291)