Check Point Advisories

GnuTLS TLS Record Decoding Out-of-bounds Memory Access (CVE-2013-2116)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2457
Date Published: 21 Jul 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 17 Dec 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2013-2116
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description An out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability has been found in GnuTLS. The vulnerability is due to an error in a certain function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an affected server or a client application to crash resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

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 GnuTLS TLS Record Decoding Out-of-bounds Memory Access 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:  OpenSSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  GnuTLS TLS Record Decoding Out-of-bounds Memory Access

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