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Check Point Advisories

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management PreBoot Opcode Buffer Overflow (CVE-2011-3176)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-270
Date Published: 18 Jun 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-3176
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Novell ZENworks Configuration Management. The vulnerability is due to a stack buffer overflow in the PreBoot service when processing certain requests. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted request to an affected server. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted requests.

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 Novell ZENworks Configuration Management PreBoot Opcode 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Novell ZENworks Configuration Management PreBoot Opcode Buffer Overflow

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