|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3612|
|Date Published:||2 Dec 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Nagios|
|Vulnerability Description||An arbitrary command execution vulnerability has been reported in Nagios.|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to an input validation flaw in 'statuswml.cgi. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending specially crafted data to the vulnerable script. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the target machine.|
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 Nagios statuswml.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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Nagios statuswml.cgi Command Execution