Check Point Advisories

Adobe Experience Manager Server Side Request Forgery (CVE-2018-5006)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2097
Date Published: 14 Sep 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 14 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5006
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Experience Manager versions 6.4 and earlier
Vulnerability Description A Server Side Request Forgery vulnerability exists in Adobe Experience Manager. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by making a specially crafted HTTP request. Successful exploitation would allow attackers to create HTTP requests on behalf of the vulnerable server.

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 Adobe Experience Manager Server Side Request Forgery (CVE-2018-5006) 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Experience Manager Server Side Request Forgery (CVE-2018-5006)

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