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Novell File Reporter FSFUI File Upload (CVE-2012-4959)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1298
Date Published:
Source: Security Focus Advisory 56579
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2012-4959
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Novell File Reporter 1.0.2
Vulnerability Description
A file upload vulnerability has been reported in Novell File Reporter.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to lack of authorization on certain requests. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted request to the target. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary files being uploaded and written to the file system with SYSTEM privileges.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted requests to the target.

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 Novell File Reporter FSFUI File Upload 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 Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Novell File Reporter FSFUI File Upload