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Multiple Products XML System External Entity Information Disclosure (CVE-2013-4152; CVE-2013-6429; CVE-2014-0002)

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Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1637
Date Published:
Severity:
Last Updated:
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2013-4152
CVE-2013-6429
CVE-2014-0002
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
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.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Multiple Products XML System External Entity Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Multiple Products XML System External Entity Information Disclosure