Check Point Advisories

GDidees CMS Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2023-27179)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-1494
Date Published: 5 Feb 2024
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 05 February, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2023-27179
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? GDidees CMS 3.9.1 and prior
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file download vulnerability exists in GDidees CMS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to download arbitrary files from 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 GDidees CMS Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2023-27179) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  GDidees CMS Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2023-27179)

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