|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-442|
|Date Published:||27 Sep 2011|
|Last Updated:||Sunday 14 February, 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Quest's NetVault SmartDisk. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way SmartDisk handles invalid packet structures. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted packets to an affected system. Successful exploitation will cause the application to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Quest NetVault SmartDisk libnvbasics.dll denial of service