Check Point Advisories

HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance hydra Diag Processing Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-3283)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1651
Date Published: 4 Apr 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-3283
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance prior to 10.0
Vulnerability Description A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation on parameters of a Diag request sent to the hydra service which listens by default on port 13838/TCP. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the server and then sending crafted Diag requests.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance hydra Diag Processing Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance hydra Diag Processing Buffer Overflow

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