Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1636
Date Published: 25 Jun 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated:16 Jun 2014
Source: CVE-2013-4152
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • R76
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable?
    Vulnerability Description A XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability exists in multiple products. The vulnerability is due to incorrectly configured XML parsing which accepts XML external entities from untrusted sources. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can leverage this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to the target server.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Multiple Products XML Public External Entity 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
    Attack Information:  Multiple Products XML Public External Entity Information Disclosure