|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-479|
|Date Published:||1 Nov 2011|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in HP OpenView Storage Data Protector. The vulnerability is due to insufficient boundary checking while handling EXEC_CMD messages. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted EXEC_CMD to an affected service. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the user's security context.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious EXEC_CMD packets to the 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: HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information: HP OpenView storage data protector EXEC_CMD buffer overflow