Check Point Connectra sre/params.php security bypass

checkpoint-params-security-bypass (31646) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Check Point Connectra could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper validation of cookies by the sre/params.php script. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP POST request, a remote attacker could bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to a protected network.

Check Point VPN-1 is also affected.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Apply the patch for Check Point Connectra R62, available from Check Point Web site. See References.

References:

  • Check Point Web site: Check Point: Downloads.
  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sun Jan 21 2007 - 23:37:29 CST: Check Point Connectra End Point security bypass.
  • BID-22233: Multiple Check Point Products Integrity Clientless Security Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0471: sre/params.php in the Integrity Clientless Security (ICS) component in Check Point Connectra NGX R62 3.x and earlier before Security Hotfix 5, and possibly VPN-1 NGX R62, allows remote attackers to bypass security requirements via a crafted Report parameter, which returns a valid ICSCookie authentication token.
  • OSVDB ID: 31655: Check Point Connectra NGX sre/params.php ICS Security Bypass
  • SA23847: Check Point Products ICS Security Bypass
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017559: Check Point VPN-1 Integrity Clientless Security Lets Users Bypass the Scanning Function
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017560: Check Point Connectra Integrity Clientless Security Lets Users Bypass the Scanning Function

Platforms Affected:

  • CheckPoint Connectra NGX R60
  • CheckPoint Connectra NGX R62

Reported:

Jan 22, 2007

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