Check Point Advisories

Horde FTP Server Backdoor Arbitrary PHP Code Execution (CVE-2012-0209)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-842
Date Published: 23 Dec 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Protection Provided by:

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Who is Vulnerable? Horde 3.3.12 Horde Groupware 1.2.10.
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary PHP code execution vulnerability has been reported in Horde FTP server.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to a backdoor vulnerability in Horde 3.3.12 and Horde Groupware. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability via a specially http request. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the target.

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 R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Horde FTP Server Backdoor Arbitrary PHP Code Execution 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Horde FTP Server Backdoor Arbitrary PHP Code Execution

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