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General Electric D20 Password Recovery


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1296
Date Published:
Source: Metasploit
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
General Electric D20ME
Vulnerability Description
A data leakage vulnerability has been reported in General Electric D20ME.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to improper security restrictions. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted TFTP requests to the target. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to steal usernames and passwords from the target system.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the General Electric D20 Password Recovery protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: TFTP Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: General Electric D20 Password Recovery