|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1291|
|Date Published:||25 Dec 2018|
|Last Updated:||3 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||IBM Operational Decision Manager [v8.6 - v8.7 - v8.8 - v8.9].|
|Vulnerability Description||An XML external entity (XXE) injection vulnerability exist in IBM Operational Decision. The vulnerability is due to a failure to properly handle external entity references in XML files. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user into opening a crafted XML file with the Remote Assistance application when successful exploitation results in the disclosure of file contents from the target system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: IBM Operational Decision Manager External Entity Injection (CVE-2018-1821)