Check Point Advisories

Drupal Core XML-RPC Endpoint xmlrpc.php Internal Entity Expansion Denial of Service - Ver2 (CVE-2014-5265)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0297
Date Published: 26 Mar 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-5265
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A denial of service vulnerability has been reported in Drupal Core. This can cause a very high CPU load and memory exhaustion. A remote unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service on the vulnerable system.

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 Drupal Core XML-RPC Endpoint xmlrpc.php Internal Entity Expansion Denial of Service - Ver2 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:  HTTP Protocol Inspection.
Attack Information:  Drupal Core XML-RPC Endpoint xmlrpc.php Internal Entity Expansion Denial of Service - Ver2

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