Check Point Advisories

Kamailio Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-8828)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2122
Date Published: 20 Sep 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 26 December, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8828
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Kamailio prior to 4.4.7
Kamailio prior to 5.0.6
Kamailio prior to 5.1.2
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Kamailio. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Kamailio Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-8828) 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:  VoIP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Kamailio Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-8828)

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