Check Point Advisories

Advantech WebAccess Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-15705; CVE-2018-15707)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1082
Date Published: 13 Nov 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 25 Nov 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-15705
CVE-2018-15707
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Advantech WebAccess 8.3.2
Vulnerability Description the vulnerability exists due to the lack of input validation when processing the 'folderpath' parameter in an HTTP POST request.

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 Advantech WebAccess Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-15705) 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:  SSL Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Advantech WebAccess Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-15705)

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