Check Point Advisories

Primetek Primefaces Weak Encryption Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-1000486)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1027
Date Published: 28 Oct 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 29 Oct 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-1000486
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Primefaces versions prior to 5.2.21, 5.3.8 or 6.0.
Vulnerability Description Primefaces versions prior to 5.2.21, 5.3.8 or 6.0 are vulnerable to a padding oracle attack, due to the use of weak crypto and default encryption password.

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 Primetek Primefaces Weak Encryption 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:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Primetek Primefaces Weak Encryption Remote Code Execution

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