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Novell File Reporter VOL Tag Stack Buffer Overflow


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-655
Date Published:
Source: Secunia Advisory SA45071
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Novell File Reporter All versions
Vulnerability Description
A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Novell File Reporter Agent.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of a certain XML tag. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request to the target. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block malicious HTTP and HTTPS requests.

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 Novell File Reporter VOL Tag Stack Buffer Overflow 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Novell File Reporter VOL Tag Stack Buffer Overflow