Apache HTTP Server mod_rpaf Denial of Service (CVE-2012-3526)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-658|
|Source:||Debian Advisory 683984|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Apache Software Foundation HTTP Server mod_rpaf 0.5
A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Apache's HTTP Server.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error while processing certain http headers. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted HTTP requests to a target. Successful exploitation will lead to a Denial-of-Service condition on the apache server.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache HTTP Server mod_rpaf Denial of Service protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apache Server Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apache HTTP Server mod_rpaf Denial of Service