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Eaton MGE Network Shutdown Module Remote PHP Code Injection


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1316
Date Published:
Source: OSVDB 83199
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R70
  • R71
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
Eaton MGE Network Shutdown all versions under 3.21
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Eaton MGE Network Shutdown Module.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to improper sanitization of certain parameters. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted packet to the target server. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the server.

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 Eaton MGE Network Shutdown Module Remote PHP Code Injection 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: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Eaton MGE Network Shutdown Module Remote PHP Code Injection