|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2006-018|
|Date Published:||22 Feb 2006|
|Last Updated:||27 Sep 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Web Client (WebDAV) is a system service that allows Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning.Remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows processes Web Client requests that could allow an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability to take complete control of the affected system.|
By enabling the protection, IPS will block the WebDAV MS-RPC interface over Common Internet File Sharing (CIFS) protocol.The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized access attempts without blocking them.
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 over CIFS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows web client remote code execution (MS06-008)