Check Point Advisories

GE MDS PulseNET XML External Entity Expansion (CVE-2018-10613)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2141
Date Published: 24 Nov 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 24 November, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-10613
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? GE MDS PulseNET version 3.2.1 and prior
GE MDS PulseNET Enterprise version 3.2.1 and prior
Vulnerability Description An XML external entity expansion vulnerability exists in GE MDS PulseNET. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in the disclosure of file contents from the target 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 GE MDS PulseNET XML External Entity Expansion (CVE-2018-10613) 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 XML External Entity Expansion (CVE-2018-10613)

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