Check Point Advisories

SonicWall SonicOS Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-22274; CVE-2023-0656)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-1468
Date Published: 18 Jan 2024
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 18 January, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-22274
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? SonicWall SonicOS up to and including 7.0.1-5050
SonicWall SonicOS up to and including 7.0.1-r579
SonicWall SonicOSv up to and including
SonicWall SonicOS up to and including 7.0.1-5111
SonicWall SonicOS up to and including 7.0.1-5083
SonicWall SonicOS up to and including
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in SonicWall SonicOS. 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 SonicWall SonicOS 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  SonicWall SonicOS Buffer Overflow

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