Check Point Advisories

Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007; CVE-2013-0005)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1338
Date Published: 8 Jan 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-0005
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4
    Management OData IIS Extension
    Vulnerability Description A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in the OData specification.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS13-007
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due improper sanitization of specially crafted values by the WCF Replace function. The vulnerability can be triggered by sending specially crafted requests to an OData web application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to out of memory condition, resulting in a DoS.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block the crafted OData requests.

    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, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft OData WCF Replace Denial of Service (MS13-007)

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