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Check Point Advisories

SpookFlare Meterpreter Reverse Payloads Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0129
Date Published: 14 Feb 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 06 March, 2018
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Certain evasion tools obfuscate scripts in order to circumvent inspection by security software. An attacker could use such evasion methods in order to execute arbitrary code on the target, using it to download and execute a malicious payload.

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 SpookFlare Meterpreter Reverse Payloads 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  SpookFlare Meterpreter Reverse Payloads Remote Code Execution

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