|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0120|
|Date Published:||18 Feb 2016|
|Last Updated:||7 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Versions of glibc since 2.9|
|Vulnerability Description||The Linux glibc library is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. DNS client side resolvers using this library may be exploited by remote attackers. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on 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: DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: DNS Client Resolver glibc Buffer Overflow