|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2003-11|
|Date Published:||6 Sep 2007|
|Last Updated:||9 Jan 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||There are several known and widely exploited vulnerabilities through the use of DCOM over MS-RPC. There are cases in which certain traffic, although not intended for malicious use, is very unsafe, since it may transfer shellcode which is undetectable by IPS.|
By enabling the Unauthenticated DCOM SystemActivation/RemoteActivation traffic option, Unauthenticated MS-RPC traffic is blocked.
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: MS-RPC Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: DCE-RPC Enforcement Violation