Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Windows Web Client Remote Code Execution (MS06-008; CVE-2006-0013)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2006-018
Date Published: 22 Feb 2006
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 27 September, 2015
Industry Reference:CVE-2006-0013
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75, R71, R70, R65

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Web Client (WebDAV) is a system service that allows Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows processes Web Client requests that could allow an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability to take complete control of the affected system.

Protection Overview

By enabling the protection, IPS will block the WebDAV MS-RPC interface over Common Internet File Sharing (CIFS) protocol.The detect mode makes it possible to track unauthorized access attempts without blocking them.

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 / R71 / R70 / R65

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft Windows Web Client Remote Code Execution (MS06-008) 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:  MS-RPC over CIFS Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  phpFileManager cmd Parameter Command Execution

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