|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-085|
|Date Published:||19 Jun 2008|
|Last Updated:||7 Dec 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The Alt-N Technologies SecurityGateway offers email security with a spam filter that serves as an Exchange or SMTP firewall.A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in Alt-N Technologies SecurityGateway. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error in the SecurityGateway that fails to properly handle the username field in certain HTTP requests. An attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to the target server. Successful exploitation may allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
This protection will detect and block malformed HTTP requests sent to the vulnerable server.
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: Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Alt-N Technologies SecurityGateway Username Buffer Overflow