Check Point Advisories

Micro Focus Rumba Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1606)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-1215
Date Published: 22 May 2023
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 22 May, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1606
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Micro Focus Rumba v9.4.x before 9.4 HF 13960
Vulnerability Description A stack buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Micro Focus rumba. Successful exploitation will result in arbitrary code execution.

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 Micro Focus Rumba Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1606) 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Micro Focus Rumba Buffer Overflow (CVE-2016-1606)

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