|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-010|
|Date Published:||14 Jan 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Nagios. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the host parameter. An authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability by sending an overly long host value to the affected application.|
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: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Nagios history.cgi parameter buffer overflow