|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0009|
|Date Published:||3 Jan 2019|
|Last Updated:||15 Jan 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||PhpSpreadsheet up to 1.5.0|
|Vulnerability Description||An XML external entity injection vulnerability exists in PhpSpreadsheet library. The vulnerability is due to a failure to properly handle external entity references in XML files. A successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: PhpSpreadsheet XML External Entity Injection