|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-1129|
|Date Published:||27 Dec 2016|
|Last Updated:||16 Aug 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||PHPMailer version 5.2.17 and prior.|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in PHPMailer. The vulnerability is due to lack of email address validation. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: PHPMailer Mail From Remote Code Execution