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Simple E-Document upload Remote Code Execution


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1638
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: rapid7
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
E-Document versions 3.0 to 3.1
Vulnerability Description
A remote code execution vulnerability has been found in Simple E-Document. The vulnerability is due to the access cookie which could be abused to bypass authentication. A remote attacker can exploit this weakness to upload malicious PHP files which could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the web 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 Simple E-Document upload Remote Code Execution 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Simple E-Document upload Remote Code Execution