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Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007; CVE-2013-0005)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1338
Date Published:
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-007
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-0005
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Management OData IIS Extension
Vulnerability Description
A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in the OData specification.
Update/Patch Available
Apply patches from: MS13-007
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due improper sanitization of specially crafted values by the WCF Replace function. The vulnerability can be triggered by sending specially crafted requests to an OData web application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to out of memory condition, resulting in a DoS.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block the crafted OData requests.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, 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 Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007) 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: Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007)