Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1504
Date Published: 13 May 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:1 May 2014
Source: CVE-2005-0045
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3-SP4
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
    Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition SP1 (Itanium)
    Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium)
    Microsoft Windows XP SP1-SP2
    Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Microsoft Windows Server Message Block (SMB) client component. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted message to an affected system. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to take complete control of the target.

    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.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows SMB Response Handling Buffer Overflow - ver 2 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

    Attack Name:  Windows SMB Protection Violation.
    Attack Information:  Microsoft Windows SMB Response Handling Buffer Overflow - ver 2