|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1722|
|Date Published:||20 Jul 2014|
|Last Updated:||16 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||AlienVault AlienVault 4.6.1 and prior|
|Vulnerability Description||An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in AlienVault OSSIM. The vulnerability is due to a failure to safely sanitize user data while handling SOAP service requests via the get_license function of Util.pm. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted requests to the affected service. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary command execution with root privileges.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Security Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Util.pm get_license Arbitrary Command Execution