Nagios statuswml.cgi Command Execution (CVE-2009-2288)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-3612|
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Who is Vulnerable?
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability has been reported in Nagios.
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.
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 Nagios statuswml.cgi Command Execution 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: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Nagios statuswml.cgi Command Execution