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Check Point Advisories

Avaya WinPDM Unite Host Router Service Stack Buffer Overflow

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-135
Date Published: 16 Apr 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Avaya Windows Portable Device Manager (WinPDM). The vulnerability is due to a boundary error while processing specially crafted UDP requests. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious UDP request to a vulnerable server. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code in the security context of the running service.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious requests to the vulnerable service.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Avaya WinPDM Unite Host Router Service Stack Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Avaya WinPDM Unite Host Router Service stack buffer overflow

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