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BakBone NetVault Messages Buffer Overflow - ver 2 (CVE-2005-1009)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0751
Date Published:
Source: Secunia Advisory SA14814
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2005-1009
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
BakBone Software NetVault 6.x
BakBone Software NetVault 7.x
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in BakBone NetVault. The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient boundary checking in the communication handling code of both the client and server components. A simple attack will result in an unexpected termination of the target service, creating a denial of service condition. In a more sophisticated case, an attacker can remotely inject and execute arbitrary code.

Protection Overview
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?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the BakBone NetVault Messages Buffer Overflow - ver 2 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: BakBone NetVault Messages Buffer Overflow - ver 2