Check Point Advisories

Advantech WebAccess Arbitrary File Deletion (CVE-2018-7495)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0278
Date Published: 14 Feb 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 30 Jun 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-7495
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WebAcce
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file deletion vulnerability exists in Advantech WebAccess. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation on user supplied paths before using them in file operations. Successful exploitation results in the deletion of arbitrary files.

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 Advantech WebAccess Arbitrary File Deletion 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Advantech WebAccess Arbitrary File Deletion

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