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OpenSSL DTLS Invalid Fragment Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-0195)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1592
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Source: IPS Research Team
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-0195
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70
Who is Vulnerable?

OpenSSL 0.9.8, 1.0.0 and 1.0.1.
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in OpenSSL. The vulnerability is due to an error when handling fragmented DTLS handshake messages. Successful exploitation can create a denial of service condition and may allow execution of arbitrary code within the context of the process using OpenSSL.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

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 R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the OpenSSL DTLS Invalid Fragment Remote Code Execution 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:  SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  OpenSSL DTLS Invalid Fragment Remote Code Execution