Check Point Advisories

PHPMailer Local Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5223) - Ver2

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0778
Date Published: 11 Apr 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 31 Jul 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-5223
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Phpmailer_Project Phpmailer 5.2.21
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in PHPMailer. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PHPMailer Local Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5223) - Ver2 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:  HP Products Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  PHPMailer Local Information Disclosure (CVE-2017-5223) - Ver2

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