Check Point Advisories

dotCMS Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2022-26352; CVE-2018-5445)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0507
Date Published: 16 Aug 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 26 September, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-5445
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? dotCMS 3.0 through 22.02
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file upload vulnerability exists in dotCMS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system with administrative privileges.

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 dotCMS Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2022-26352) 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:  dotCMS Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2022-26352)

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