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HPE Intelligent Management Center dbman Stack Buffer Overflow (CVE-2017-8956)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0830
Date Published: 9 Oct 2017
Severity: High
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2017
Source: HPE
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-8956
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? HP Intelligent Management Center prior to 7.3 E0504P04
Vulnerability Description A stack-based buffer overflow exists in the dbman component of HPE Intelligent Management Center. The vulnerability is due to lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixedlength stack-based buffer. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a maliciously crafted packet to the target server.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HPE Intelligent Management Center dbman Stack Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  HPE Intelligent Management Center dbman Stack Buffer Overflow

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