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GE Proficy Real-Time Information Portal Directory Traversal (CVE-2012-0232)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-601
Date Published:
Severity:
Source: GE Advisory GEIP12-03
Industry Reference(s): 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 Details
The 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.

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 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.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: GE Proficy Real-Time Information Portal Directory Traversal