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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   IBM Proventia Vendors:   IBM, Internet Security Systems
Proventia Lets Remote Users Evade Detection With Certain Character Encodings
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018068
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2690   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 16 2007
Original Entry Date:  May 16 2007
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Proventia. A remote user can evade detection.

A remote user can encode packets using a full-width or half-width unicode character set to evade detection by the target device.

Fatih Ozavci and Caglar Cakici of Gamasec Security discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can evade detection by the intrusion prevention system.
Solution:   The vendor issued a fix in the May XPU release (Proventia PAM Content Update 27.010).

The vendor's advisory is included in the release notes.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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