|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-1001|
|Date Published:||16 Nov 2017|
|Last Updated:||27 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Cesanta Mongoose 6.8 and prior |
|Vulnerability Description||An infinite loop vulnerability exists in the DNS server functionality of Cesanta Mongoose. The vulnerability is due to insufficient handling of compressed names in DNS queries and responses. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted DNS query or response to an application implementing the Mongoose DNS server functionality or DNS client functionality, respectively.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: DNS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Cesanta Mongoose DNS Compressed Name Denial of Service