|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2923|
|Date Published:||9 Sep 2013|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Microsoft Windows Server Message Block (SMB) client component. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted message to an affected system. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to take complete control of the target.|
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: Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows SMB response handling buffer overflow