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Samba Printer Server spoolss Denial Of Service (CVE-2018-1050)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0517
Date Published: 3 Jun 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2020
Source: Samba
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1050
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Samba Team Samba 4.0.0 through 4.4.x
Samba Team Samba 4.5.x prior to 4.5.16
Samba Team Samba 4.6.x prior to 4.6.14
Samba Team Samba 4.7.x prior to 4.7.6
Vulnerability Description A Denial Of Service vulnerability exists in Samba Printer Service. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user input.

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 Samba Printer Server spoolss Denial Of Service 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:  MS-RPC over CIFS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Samba Printer Server spoolss Denial Of Service

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