MediaWiki Input Validation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1610)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-0764|
|Source:||IPS Research Team|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
MediaWiki 1.8 - 1.22.1
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in MediaWiki. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user data. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted HTTP request to the target.
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 MediaWiki Input Validation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1610) 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 Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: MediaWiki Input Validation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-1610)