Check Point Advisories

PHP Easter Egg Information Disclosure

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0915
Date Published: 17 Feb 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? PHP 4.0.0 and up
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in the PHP pages. The vulnerability is due to incorrect web server configuration. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted URL to an affected PHP page.

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.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PHP Easter Egg Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: PHP Easter Egg Information Disclosure