Check Point Advisories

IBM Rational Focal Point RequestAccessController Servlet Information Disclosure (CVE-2013-5398)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0760
Date Published: 17 Feb 2014
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-5398
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable? IBM Rational Focal Point 6.4.1.3 and prior
IBM Rational Focal Point 6.5.2.3 and prior
IBM Rational Focal Point 6.6.1 and prior
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in IBM Focal Point. The vulnerability is due to input validation error of file variable in com.telelogic.focalpoint.pres.controller.RequestAccessController servlet. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read the configuration files of the Webservice Axis Gateway of Focal Point.

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 IBM Rational Focal Point RequestAccessController Servlet 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: IBM Rational Focal Point RequestAccessController Servlet Information Disclosure

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