|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2898|
|Date Published:||28 Mar 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A Code Execution vulnerability has been reported in HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance. The vulnerability is due to an insecure usage of the sscanf() function when parsing login requests. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a crafted login request to the affected server. Successful exploitation would allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.|
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: HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information: HP LeftHand Virtual SAN Appliance hydra login code execution