Check Point Advisories

NetBSD Command Injection (CVE-2014-8517)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-2202
Date Published: 16 Nov 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 01 May, 2024
Source: NetBSD
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-8517
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? NetBSD 5.1 through 5.1.4
NetBSD 5.2 through 5.2.2
NetBSD 6.0 through 6.0.6
NetBSD 6.1 through 6.1.5
Apple Mac OS X 10.8.5 Supplemental Update
Apple Mac OS X 10.9.5 Security Update 2016-001
Apple Mac OS X 10.10.0
Apple Mac OS X 10.10.1
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in NetBSD. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the NetBSD Command Injection (CVE-2014-8517) 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:  FTP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  NetBSD Command Injection (CVE-2014-8517)

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