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Symantec Web Gateway blocked.php Blind SQL Injection (CVE-2012-2574)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-396
Date Published:
Source: Symantec Advisory SYM12-011
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-2574
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Symantec Web Gateway prior to database update
Vulnerability Description
An SQL injection vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Web Gateway.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of the id HTTP parameter in GET requests. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable server. Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to execute SQL commands on the server, possibly resulting in a DoS condition or sensitive information disclosure.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block specially crafted HTTP requests sent to the server.

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 Symantec Web Gateway blocked.php Blind SQL Injection 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Symantec Web Gateway blocked.php Blind SQL Injection