|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-233|
|Date Published:||14 May 2012|
|Last Updated:||Sunday 19 April, 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in PHP. The vulnerability is due to the improper parsing and filtering of query strings by PHP. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending crafted HTTP requests. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target.|
The protection will detect and block specially crafted HTTP requests.
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: PHP php-cgi query string parameter code execution