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Check Point Advisories

Multiple Vendors IPMI 2.0 Authentication Bypass via Cipher 0

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2470
Date Published: 9 Jul 2013
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Authentication Bypass vulnerability have been reported in IPMI 2.0 Authentication. When using cipher type 0, it is an indicator that the client wants to use clear-text authentication,that allows access with any password.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to open sessions using cipher 0 option.

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Multiple Vendors IPMI 2.0 Authentication Bypass via Cipher 0 protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Multiple Vendors IPMI 2.0 Authentication Bypass via Cipher 0