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Check Point Advisories

Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-5958)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1311
Date Published: 21 Feb 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 18 Jun 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-5958
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Intel SDK for UPnP and Portable SDK for UPnP. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error while parsing uuid:schemas:device service name strings in the unique_service_name() function called from SSDP protocol parser. Remote unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code within the context of the vulnerable service, normally root.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Portable SDK for UPnP Devices libupnp Device Service Name Stack Buffer Overflow