|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0564|
|Date Published:||4 Jul 2016|
|Last Updated:||14 Jul 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| PFSense Project PFSense 2.3.1-RELEASE-p1|
Squid Project Squid pfSense Package 0.4.16_2
|Vulnerability Description||A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been reported in squid package of Electric Sheep Fencing pfSense firewall. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the url, source, user and virus variables in the squid_clwarn.php page. By convincing a user to visit a malicious website, a remote attacker can exploit the XSS vulnerability to execute arbitrary scripts in the user's browser session or gain access to sensitive information.|
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: ESF pfSense squid_clwarn.php Cross Site Scripting