Check Point Advisories

AlienVault OSSIM Arbitrary Command Injection

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0129
Date Published: 2 Feb 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 Dec 2017
Source: AlienVault ENG-98338
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? AlienVault AlienVault OSSIM 4.14.x and prior
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary command injection vulnerability has been reported in AlienVault OSSIM. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the password. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending maliciously crafted input to the affected 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the AlienVault OSSIM Arbitrary Command Injection 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 Arbitrary Command Injection

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