Check Point Advisories

PeaZip Compressed Filename Command Injection (CVE-2009-2261)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0793
Date Published: 26 Sep 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 27 Nov 2017
Source: Rapid7
Industry Reference:CVE-2009-2261
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? PeaZip versions prior to 2.6.2
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in PeaZip. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted Zip file to a target user, and convince him to open this file with PeaZip. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute commands in the security context of the logged on user.

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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PeaZip Compressed Filename Command 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  PeaZip Compressed Filename Command Injection

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