Check Point Advisories

Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Cross-site Scripting (CVE-2018-16833)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2145
Date Published: 6 Dec 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Tuesday 06 December, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-16833
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central 10.0.271
Vulnerability Description A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script into 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 Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Cross-site Scripting (CVE-2018-16833) 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:  Zoho ManageEngine Desktop Central Cross-site Scripting (CVE-2018-16833)

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