|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-840|
|Date Published:||13 Jan 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Webmin 1.580 and prior |
|Vulnerability Description||A command execution vulnerability has been reported in Webmin.|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation when processing specially crafted requests. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a malicious HTTP request to the target server. Successful exploitation could result in command injection and execution.|
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Webmin show.cgi Command Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Webmin show.cgi Command Execution