Check Point Advisories

Rockwell Automation Logix Controller Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-9343)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0323
Date Published: 24 Apr 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 18 Dec 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-9343
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Rockwell Automation SoftLogix 5800
Rockwell Automation RSLogix Emulate 5000
Rockwell Automation GuardLogix 5560
Rockwell Automation ControlLogix 5560
Rockwell Automation ControlLogix 5570
Rockwell Automation FlexLogix
Rockwell Automation 1768
Rockwell Automation 1769
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Rockwell Automation Logix Controllers. The vulnerability is due to insufficient bounds checking. A successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Rockwell Automation Logix Controller Stack Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  SCADA Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Rockwell Automation Logix Controller Stack Buffer Overflow

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