Check Point Advisories

Multiple Webservers Cross-Site Scripting Attempt (CVE-2016-1182; CVE-2015-0899)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1082
Date Published: 20 Dec 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1182
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities exist in multiple webservers. The vulnerabilities are caused due to lack of validation of form fields. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities would allow remote attackers to inject an arbitrary script into the affected webserver.

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 Multiple Webservers Cross-Site Scripting Attempt 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Multiple Webservers Cross-Site Scripting Attempt

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