Check Point Advisories

Microsoft IIS 5.0 ISAPI Internet Printing Protocol Extension Buffer Overflow - Ver2 (CVE-2001-0241)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0336
Date Published: 26 Mar 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2001-0241
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow in this extension IIS 5.0 can permit remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the web server with the same privileges as the web server. The ISAPI .printer extension permits the submitting and controlling of print jobs over HTTP. There exists an unchecked buffer in the Host: field in ISAPI .printer HTTP requests; a malicious HTTP request can execute arbitrary code on the remote machine using the web server's permissions.

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
,
Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft IIS 5.0 ISAPI Internet Printing Protocol Extension Buffer Overflow - Ver2 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 IIS 5.0 ISAPI Internet Printing Protocol Extension Buffer Overflow - Ver2

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