Check Point Advisories

Simple E-Document upload Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1638
Date Published: 25 Jun 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 16 Jun 2014
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

  • 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.

    Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

    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.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

    Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
    Attack Information:  Simple E-Document upload Remote Code Execution

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