Check Point Advisories

Western Digital MyBook Live Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-18472)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1075
Date Published: 11 Nov 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 6 Dec 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-18472
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Western Digital MyBook Live
Western Digital MyCloud NAS (on some models)
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exist in WD MyBook Live and WD MyCloud NAS models. The vulnerability is due to the language change and modifies functionality in the REST API. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit the vulnerability by sending a maliciously crafted packet to the target server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 Western Digital MyBook Live Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-18472) 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:  Western Digital MyBook Live Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-18472)

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