Check Point Advisories

OpenSSL Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3602; CVE-2022-3786)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0784
Date Published: 3 Nov 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 27 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-3602
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? OpenSSL versions 3.0.0 - 3.0.6
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in OpenSSL. 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 OpenSSL Buffer Overflow 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:  SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  OpenSSL Buffer Overflow

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