Rule Category

FILE-PDF -- Snort has detected suspicious traffic related to a PDF file. PDFs are easily exploitable. They include many ways to encapsulate data and are often targeted by attackers, who use the PDF's household name status for social engineering. Therefore, Snort includes Many PDF-targeted rules.

Alert Message

FILE-PDF Google Chrome PDFium jpeg2000 SIZ segment check failure heap buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Heap-based buffer overflow in the opj_j2k_read_SPCod_SPCoc function in j2k.c in OpenJPEG, as used in PDFium in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document. Impact: CVSS base score 8.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-1681
Heap-based buffer overflow in the opj_j2k_read_SPCod_SPCoc function in j2k.c in OpenJPEG, as used in PDFium in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document.
Details
Severity Base Score8.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access