|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-021|
|Date Published:||12 Feb 2008|
|Last Updated:||Wednesday 01 May, 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is a set of extensions for HTTP that allows allow clients to publish, lock, and manage resources on the Web. The vulnerability is due to an error in the Microsoft Windows WebDAV Mini-Redirector that fails to properly handle malformed WebDAV responses. To trigger this issue, an attacker may specially craft a malicious WebDAV response and send it to a target system. Successful exploitation may allow the attacker to take complete control of the vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block WebDAV responses attempting 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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows WebDav Mini-Redirector heap buffer overflow (MS08-007)