Check Point Advisories

ManageEngine Desktop Central Dcpluginservelet Policy Bypass (CVE-2014-7862)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0026
Date Published: 12 Jan 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 17 September, 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-7862
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ManageEngine DesktopCentral v7 to v9
Vulnerability Description A policy bypass vulnerability exists in ManageEngine Desktop Central. The vulnerability is due to lack of authentication and insufficient input validation of the parameters sent to the Dcpluginservelet page when processing HTTP(S) requests.

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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the ManageEngine Desktop Central Dcpluginservelet Policy Bypass 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  ManageEngine Desktop Central Dcpluginservelet Policy Bypass

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