Check Point Advisories

Electron NodeIntegration Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-1000136)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0462
Date Published: 15 May 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 15 May 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1000136
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Electron. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 Electron NodeIntegration Remote Code Execution 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Electron NodeIntegration Remote Code Execution

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