Symantec Web Gateway Management Console Remote Shell Command Execution (CVE-2012-0297)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-311|
|Source:||Symantec Security Advisory: SYM12-006|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Symantec Web Gateway 5.0.x prior to 5.0.3
A remote command execution vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Web Gateway.
The vulnerability is due to improper input validation by the web server. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected server. Successful exploitation could result in attacker-controlled PHP script or shell command execution in the context of the target server.
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?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Symantec Web Gateway Management Console Remote Shell Command Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- 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 Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Symantec Web Gateway Management Console Remote Shell Command Execution