|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-1676|
|Date Published:||8 Mar 2023|
|Last Updated:||Wednesday 08 March, 2023|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Linux Kernel prior to 5.14.16|
|Vulnerability Description||A heap overflow vulnerability exists in Linux Kernel TIPC. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.|
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Linux Kernel TIPC Heap Overflow (CVE-2021-43267)