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Check Point Advisories

WordPress Comment SQL Injection (CVE-2015-2213)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0887
Date Published: 28 Jul 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 16 Aug 2015
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2213
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress platform 4.2.3 and below
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability has been reported in WordPress Comments. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands on the affected 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, 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 WordPress Comment SQL Injection 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:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress Comment SQL Injection