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Citect SCADA ODBC Overflow Attempt (CVE-2008-2639)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-829
Date Published:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2008-2639
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious data to the target host.

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.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Citect SCADA ODBC Overflow Attempt protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: SCADA Protection Violation
Attack Information: Citect SCADA ODBC Overflow Attempt