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 Mutiple products libpng extra row heap overflow attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a heap overflow vulnerability in libpng.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
This rule checks for attempts to exploit a heap overflow vulnerability in libpng.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2010-1205Buffer overflow in pngpread.c in libpng before 1.2.44 and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, as used in progressive applications, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PNG image that triggers an additional data row.
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