EMC Data Protection Advisor Denial of Service
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-285|
|Source:||Secunia Advisory 48658|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
EMC Data Protection Advisor 5.8.1 and prior
A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in EMC Data Protection Advisor.
The vulnerability is due to a NULL pointer dereference when handling a specially crafted AUTHENTICATECONNECTION message. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request to the affected service. Successful exploitation would cause the target to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.
This protection will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted 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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the EMC Data Protection Advisor 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: EMC Data Protection Advisor Denial of Service