Check Point Advisories

Borland Interbase Database Service Create-Request Buffer Overflow (CVE-2007-3566)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2008-060
Date Published: 18 Oct 2007
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2007-3566
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Borland InterBase is a SQL-92 compliant relational database management system for Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Solaris operating systems. A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Borland InterBase. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error in Borland InterBase that fails to properly process the payload in CREATE request. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by specially crafting a malicious CREATE request and sending it to a target service. Successful exploitation of this issue may cause a denial of service condition or allow the attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block malformed CREATE requests sent to the vulnerable service.

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Borland Interbase Database Service Create-Request Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Database Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Borland Interbase database service Create-Request buffer overflow

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