Check Point Advisories

WordPress Plainview Activity Monitor Plugin Command Injection (CVE-2018-15877)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0940
Date Published: 5 Sep 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 5 Sep 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-15877
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Plainview Activity Monitor plugin 20180826 and prior.
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in WordPress Plainview Activity Monitor plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands in 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 WordPress Plainview Activity Monitor Plugin Command Injection (CVE-2018-15877) 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:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress Plainview Activity Monitor Plugin Command Injection (CVE-2018-15877)

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