Check Point Advisories

KDE KDesktopFile Command Injection

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1021
Date Published: 12 Aug 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 3 Oct 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? KDE KDesktopFile version 5.60.0 and below
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in KDesktopFile class. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted compressed folder to an affected client.

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 KDE KDesktopFile Command Injection 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:  KDE KDesktopFile Command Injection

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