Matthew Flanagan has reported a vulnerability in Check Point Multi-Domain Management / Provider-1, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to manipulate certain data.
The vulnerability is caused due to a post-installation script creating temporary files insecurely. This can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks and e.g. manipulate SofaWare Management Server configurations.
The vulnerability is reported in versions NGX R65, R70, R71, and R75.
Solution: Install patch. Please see the vendor's advisory for more information.
Provided and/or discovered by: Matthew Flanagan.
Original Advisory: Check Point:
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Subject: Check Point Multi-Domain Management / Provider-1 File Overwrite Vulnerability
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