Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-5958)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-1311|
|Source:||Portable SDK for UPnP Advisory 1.6.18|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Linux SDK for UPnP libupnp All versions
Portable SDK for UPnP libupnp Prior to 1.6.18
A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Intel SDK for UPnP and Portable SDK for UPnP. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error while parsing uuid:schemas:device service name strings in the unique_service_name() function called from SSDP protocol parser.Remote unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code within the context of the vulnerable service, normally root.
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 Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow