FILE-IMAGE -- Snort detected suspicious traffic targeting vulnerabilities found inside images files, regardless of delivery method, targeted software, or image type. (Examples include: jpg, png, gif, bmp). These rules search for malformed images used to exploit system. Attackers alter image attributes, often to include shell code, so they are susceptible to vulnerabilities when they are parsed and send commands instead of loading the image.
FILE-IMAGE Adobe Acrobat Pro tga file heap overflow attempt
This event is generated when a heap overflow attempt is detected in Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user
This rule looks for specially crafted TGA files that are designed to exploit a heap overflow vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
Known false positives, with the described conditions
This rule may falsely alert on benign traffic.
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-5045Adobe Acrobat and Reader 2018.011.20040 and earlier, 2017.011.30080 and earlier, and 2015.006.30418 and earlier versions have a Heap Overflow vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.
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