Check Point Advisories

Nagios XI Command Injection (CVE-2018-8735; CVE-2018-8736)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0593
Date Published: 12 Jul 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 19 Jul 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8735
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Nagios XI <= 5.2.7
Vulnerability Description A Command Injection vulnerability exists in Nagios XI. Successful exploitation will result in arbitrary command execution with root privileges.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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 Nagios XI 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Nagios XI Command Injection

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