|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0037|
|Date Published:||13 Jan 2019|
|Last Updated:||27 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Samba|
|Vulnerability Description||A null pointer dereference vulnerability exists in Samba. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of DNS requests when Samba is operating as an Active Directory Domain Controller. Successful exploitation results in a crash leading to denial of service conditions.|
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: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Samba AD DC Null Pointer Dereference