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BMC Remedy Privilege Escalation (CVE-2018-19505)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1139
Date Published: 6 Dec 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 27 Dec 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-19505
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? BMC Remedy 7.1
Vulnerability Description A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in BMC Remedy. The vulnerability is due to a lack of validation in USERNAME_TO_CHANGE. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 BMC Remedy Privilege Escalation (CVE-2018-19505) 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:  BMC Remedy Privilege Escalation (CVE-2018-19505)

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