Check Point Advisories

OpenEMR Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2022-1178)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0883
Date Published: 17 Nov 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Thursday 17 November, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-1178
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? OpenEMR prior to
Vulnerability Description A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in OpenEMR. The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of user input.

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 OpenEMR Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2022-1178) 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:  OpenEMR Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2022-1178)

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