Update the latest IPS signature for D-Link NetDefend Firewall to prevent MS critical vulnerability (KB958644)
October 27, 2008
Today, D-Link NetDefend Center releases the latest IPS signature update. With this update, it could protect your network against any attacks exploiting MS critical vulnerability (KB958644). According to MS Security Bulletin: this vulnerability that could allow remote code execution if an affected system received a specially crafted RPC request. On Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 systems, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability without authentication to run arbitrary code. It is possible that this vulnerability could be used in the crafting of a wormable exploit.
For securing your network, please make sure that your NetDefend firewall has downloaded the latest signatures Oct. 27 2008, which can protect your network from the zero-day attack of this vulnerability. On the other hand, D-Link strongly recommends you to patch MS08-067 on all your windows platforms as soon as you could.