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Western Digital MyCloud Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-17560)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0024
Date Published: 10 Jan 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 10 Jan 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-17560
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? MyCloud <= 2.30.165
MyCloudMirror <= 2.30.165
My Cloud Gen 2
My Cloud PR2100
My Cloud PR4100
My Cloud EX2 Ultra
My Cloud EX2
My Cloud EX4
My Cloud EX2100
My Cloud EX4100
My Cloud DL2100
My Cloud DL4100
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists within Western Digital MyCloud servers. This is due to the way the MyCloud servers handle file uploads to specific directories. A successful attack could lead to a remote code execution and stolen information.

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 Western Digital MyCloud Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-17560) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Western Digital MyCloud Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-17560)

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