CoreLabs concluded that the two heap-based buffer overflows
reported were newly discovered vulnerabilities because the issues were not fixed with the latest security patch and were not mentioned in any existing advisories published by HP.
Antivirus firms have advised all those that are vulnerable to Slammer to download Microsoft's recently released SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 which contains a patch designed to stop buffer overflow
The software scans Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Sybase databases for hundreds of vulnerabilities that facilitate SQL injection, buffer overflow
, and other attacks.
Proventia Desktop currently offers the combined functionality of personal firewall, intrusion prevention, buffer overflow
exploit prevention, application and communications protection and virus prevention technologies.
Application Protection - prevents buffer overflow
attacks from passing control of a system to an external agent or crashing a system in a denial of service attack
EMEA developers are also reporting less worm and buffer overflow
Key features of Proventia Server for Linux include vulnerability-based intrusion prevention, Buffer Overflow
Exploit Prevention (BOEP) and support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SuSE Linux Enterprise Servers.