Check Point Advisories

OpenJPEG Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1681)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-1140
Date Published: 23 Feb 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: 23 Feb 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1681
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the opj_j2k_read_SPCod_SPCoc function in j2k.c in OpenJPEG. 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 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the OpenJPEG Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1681) 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:  OpenJPEG Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1681)

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