Check Point Advisories

Symantec Workspace Streaming XML-RPC Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2014-1649)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1582
Date Published: 29 May 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 3 May 2017
Source: Symantec 20140512_00
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-1649
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Symantec Workspace Streaming 7.5.x and prior
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file upload vulnerability has been reported in Symantec Workspace. The vulnerability is due to lack of access control validation in the functionality used to process XMLRPC requests. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by a sending specially crafted XML-RPC request to the 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, 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 Symantec Workspace Streaming XML-RPC Arbitrary File Upload 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:  Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Symantec Workspace Streaming XML-RPC Arbitrary File Upload

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