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vulnerability alert 13191

Check Point R75.40VS: information disclosure via SecureXL

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can capture SIP/MGCP packets when SecureXL is enabled on Check Point R75.40VS, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted products: GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, CheckPoint Power-1 Appliance, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Gateway, CheckPoint UTM-1 Appliance, CheckPoint VSX-1.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading.
Hacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 02/08/2013.
Références of this threat: sk92814, VIGILANCE-VUL-13191.

Description of the vulnerability

The SecureXL technology improves the performance of Check Point firewalls.

However, when it is enabled on R75.40VS, then SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) and MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol) packets are not encrypted.

An attacker can therefore capture SIP/MGCP packets when SecureXL is enabled on Check Point R75.40VS, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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