Check Point Advisories

AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Util.pm remote_task Arbitrary Command Execution (CVE-2014-5210)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1832
Date Published: 22 Sep 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 14 Jan 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-5210
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? AlienVault AlienVault prior to 4.7.0
Vulnerability Description The vulnerability is due to a failure to safely sanitize remote_task SOAP requests within Util.pm. this vulnerability can be exploit by sending crafted requests to the affected service. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary command execution with root privileges.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Util.pm remote_task Arbitrary Command Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  AlienVault OSSIM av-centerd Util.pm remote_task Arbitrary Command Execution

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