|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0288|
|Date Published:||17 Feb 2019|
|Last Updated:||21 Jan 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Libextractor|
|Vulnerability Description||An out-of-bounds read vulnerability exists in Libextractor. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of long File Comment fields within ZIP files. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to denial-of-service conditions or disclosure of sensitive information.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: GNU Libextractor ZIP File Comment Out-of-Bounds Read