Check Point Advisories

GitStack Authentication Bypass (CVE-2018-5955)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1417
Date Published: 16 Jun 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 16 Jun 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5955
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? smartmobilesoftware gitstack x<=2.3.10
Vulnerability Description A vulnerability exists in smartmobilesoftware gitstack x<=2.3.10. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to damage users 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 GitStack Authentication Bypass (CVE-2018-5955) 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  GitStack Authentication Bypass (CVE-2018-5955)

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