Check Point Advisories

Fujitsu SystemcastWizard Lite PXEService UDP Handling Buffer Overflow (CVE-2009-0270)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2009-468
Date Published: 29 Nov 2009
Severity: High
Last Updated: 22 Apr 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-0270
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Fujitsu SystemcastWizard software is one of the management tools included in the Systemwalker Resource Coordinator, which is a provisioning software by Fujitsu to efficiently and reliably operate blade servers. SystemcastWizard can install operating system images remotely and clone them on other servers.A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Fujitsu SystemcastWizard Lite product. The vulnerability is due to an improper bounds checking while handling overly large UDP packets. Remote unauthenticated attackers could exploit this vulnerability by sending maliciously crafted packets and execute arbitrary code on the target.In an attack case where code injection is successful, the behaviour of the target is entirely dependent on the intended function of the injected code. The code in such a case would execute within the privileges of the PXEService, by default System or root privileges.In an attack case where code injection is not successful, the affected service will terminate abnormally due to memory corruption.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Fujitsu SystemcastWizard Lite PXEService UDP Handling Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Fujitsu SystemcastWizard Lite PXEService UDP Handling Buffer Overflow

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