Check Point Advisories

XWiki Privilege Escalation (CVE-2023-29525)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-0292
Date Published: 15 May 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 19 June, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2023-29525
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? XWiki prior to 14.4.8
XWiki 14.5 and later, prior to 14.10.3
Vulnerability Description A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in XWiki. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 XWiki Privilege Escalation (CVE-2023-29525) 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:  XWiki Privilege Escalation (CVE-2023-29525)

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