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Dries Buytaert Drupal Core OpenID Module Information Disclosure (CVE-2012-4554)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1132
Date Published:
Source: Dries Buytaer Advisory SA-CORE-2012-003
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-4554
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Drupal Drupal prior to 7.16
Vulnerability Description
An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Dries Buytaert Drupal Core.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to an input validation error when handling specially crafted OpenID responses. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted OpenID response to the target. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to read files on the local filesystem.

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 Dries Buytaert Drupal Core OpenID Module Information Disclosure 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: HTTP Protocol Inspection
Attack Information: Dries Buytaert Drupal Core OpenID Module Information Disclosure