Check Point Advisories

Microsoft IIS Request Header Buffer Overflow (MS10-065; CVE-2010-2730) - ver 2

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3648
Date Published: 10 Dec 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 22 February, 2024
Source: CVE-2010-2730
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5
Vulnerability Description A code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS10-065
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a heap buffer overflow error when processing unexpected number of headers in an HTTP request. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a maliciously crafted HTTP request to a target server. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code on the target system with the security privileges of the IIS Worker process.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft IIS Request Header Buffer Overflow (MS10-065) - ver 2 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Microsoft IIS Request Header Buffer Overflow (MS10-065) - ver 2

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