Webmin edit_html.cgi file Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access (CVE-2012-2983)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1312|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Webim 1.590 and earlier
A directory traversal has been reported in Webmin.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient authorization check. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially file to the target server. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to view arbitrary files on the target.
This protection will detect and block malicious files sent to the server.
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 Webmin edit_html.cgi file Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Webmin edit_html.cgi file Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access