Check Point Advisories

Apache CouchDB Cross Site Request Forgery

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0048
Date Published: 15 Jan 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 3 Feb 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache CouchDB 2.3.0
Vulnerability Description A cross site request forgery vulnerability exists in Apache CouchDB 2.3.0. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to 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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache CouchDB Cross Site Request Forgery 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:  Apache CouchDB Cross Site Request Forgery

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