|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-189|
|Date Published:||16 Dec 2008|
|Last Updated:||Tuesday 16 December, 2008|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS). A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft SQL Server. The vulnerability is due to an error in the Microsoft SQL Server when calling the extended stored procedure sp_replwritetovarbin with a set of crafted parameters. To exploit this issue, an attacker may create a malicious script and send it to a target server, triggering memory overwrite. Successful exploitation would cause a denial of service and may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of suspicious SQL script.
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: Microsoft SQL Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information: MS-SQL server sp_replwritetovarbin stored procedure buffer overflow