Check Point Advisories

Easy File Sharing Web Server Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-9059)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-2292
Date Published: 25 Jan 2023
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 25 January, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-9059
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Easy File Sharing web server 7.2
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Easy File Sharing web server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

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 Easy File Sharing Web Server Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-9059) 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:  Easy File Sharing Web Server Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-9059)

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