Check Point Advisories

GE MDS PulseNET Insecure Deserialization (CVE-2018-10611)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0207
Date Published: 17 Feb 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 26 September, 2023
Source: General Electric
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-10611
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? General Electric MDS PulseNET prior to 4.1
General Electric MDS PulseNET Enterprise prior to 4.1
Vulnerability Description An insecure deserialization vulnerability has been reported in GE MDS PulseNET and PulseNET Enterprise. The vulnerability is due to deserialization of untrusted data on a JBoss Remoting port. Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the user running PulseNET.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GE MDS PulseNET Insecure Deserialization (CVE-2018-10611) 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:  GE MDS PulseNET Insecure Deserialization (CVE-2018-10611)

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