Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-601
Date Published: 14 Oct 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-0232
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? General Electric Proficy Real-Time Information Portal 2.6
General Electric Proficy Real-Time Information Portal 3.0
General Electric Proficy Real-Time Information Portal 3.0 SP1 prior to SIM 42
General Electric Proficy Real-Time Information Portal 3.5 prior to SIM 11
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability has been reported in GE Proficy Real-Time Information Portal.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of two strings contained inside certain requests. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to the affected application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to delete arbitrary files on the target's file system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block the transferring of a specially crafted message to the affected application.

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.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GE Proficy Real-Time Information Portal Directory Traversal protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: GE Proficy Real-Time Information Portal Directory Traversal