Microsoft Windows Kernel TCP-IP Driver Integer Overflow (MS13-049; CVE-2013-3138)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2488|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows RT
Microsoft Windows Vista
A denial-of-service vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows TCP/IP stack.
The vulnerability is due to an integer overflow while handling TCP connections. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by manipulating packets containing TCP segments sent to a vulnerable system. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can result in a denial-of-service condition.
This protection will detect and block attempts to receive malicious SYN packets.
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 Microsoft Windows Kernel TCP-IP Driver Integer Overflow (MS13-049) 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: TCP Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows Kernel TCP-IP Driver Integer Overflow (MS13-049)