Check Point Advisories

Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Arbitrary File Deletion (CVE-2018-12999)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1103
Date Published: 22 Nov 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 2 Dec 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-12999
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ManageEngine Desktop Central
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file deletion vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation in requests handled by AgentTrayIconServlet.

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 Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Arbitrary File Deletion 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Arbitrary File Deletion

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