Check Point Advisories

EMC AlphaStor Library Control Program Multiple Buffer Overflows (CVE-2013-0946)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1850
Date Published: 2 Jun 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 7 Apr 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-0946
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities has been reported in EMC AlphaStor Library Control Program (LCP) while parsing remote requests. The vulnerabilities are due to missing bounds check while copying request data into fixed length stack buffers. An unauthenticated attackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the Library Manager process, which is System on Windows platforms. Successful exploitation could result in a denial of service condition or arbitrary code execution on the targeted system.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the EMC AlphaStor Library Control Program Multiple Buffer Overflows 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:  EMC AlphaStor Library Control Program Multiple Buffer Overflows

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