Check Point Advisories

Novell Netware AFP Remote Denial of Service

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-282
Date Published: 7 Jun 2011
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Novell Netware is a network operating system developed by Novell. It provides file sharing and other services such as printing and email.A denial of service vulnerability exists in Novell Netware. An attacker could consistently attack a target system, making it difficult, or impossible, to use the affected service. In a successful attack, all existing connections to the affected service are broken and clients must reconnect to the service.

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 Novell Netware AFP Remote Denial of Service 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Novell Netware AFP remote denial of service