Check Point Advisories

MongoDB phpMoAdmin Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution (CVE-2015-2208)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0690
Date Published: 4 Aug 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 16 Sep 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-2208
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? phpMoAdmin 1.1.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in MongoDB administration tool for PHP. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user supplied input when processing HTTP requests. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious request.

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 MongoDB phpMoAdmin Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution 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:  MongoDB phpMoAdmin Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution

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