Check Point Advisories

VCFtools Use-after-free (CVE-2018-11130)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2119
Date Published: 18 Sep 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 18 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-11130
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Vcftools_project VCFtools 0.1.15
Vulnerability Description A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Vcftools Project VCFtools. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 VCFtools Use-after-free (CVE-2018-11130) 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:  VCFtools Use-after-free (CVE-2018-11130)

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