Check Point Advisories

EMC NetWorker nsrd Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-2288)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1284
Date Published: 5 Dec 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-2288
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? EMC NetWorker 7.6.x prior to
EMC NetWorker 8.0.x prior to
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in EMC NetWorker.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious SunRPC request to the target server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows remote attackers to create a denial of service condition or inject and execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malicious incoming requests.

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.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the EMC NetWorker nsrd Stack Buffer Overflow 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: SUN-RPC Enforcement Protection
Attack Information: EMC NetWorker nsrd Stack Buffer Overflow

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