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Dell EMC VMAX Virtual Appliance Manager Authentication Bypass (CVE-2018-1216)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1137
Date Published: 4 Dec 2018
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 13 Dec 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1216
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance
Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance
Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance
Dell EMC VMAX Embedded Management (eManagement)
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Dell EMC VMAX Virtual Appliance (vApp). The vulnerability is due to improper authentication. remote attackers to obtain sensitive information and gain unauthorized access into the affected system.

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Dell EMC VMAX Virtual Appliance Manager Authentication Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Dell EMC VMAX Virtual Appliance Manager Authentication Bypass

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