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Microsoft Windows SMB Response Handling Buffer Overflow - ver 2 (CVE-2005-0045)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1504
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2005-0045
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • 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.

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 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.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

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