Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-289
Date Published: 23 Dec 2012
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-1923
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? RealNetworks Helix Mobile Server 14.20
RealNetworks Helix Server 14.20
Vulnerability Description A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in RealNetworks Helix server.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in the way the SNMP Master Agent process handles connection terminations on TCP port 705. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by connecting to the target server on port 705/TCP and then closing the connection. Successful exploitation would cause the SNMP Master Agent service to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to establish connections on TCP port 705.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the RealNetworks Helix Server SNMP Master Agent TCP Connection Denial of Service protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: RealNetworks Helix Server SNMP Master Agent TCP Connection Denial of Service