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Vulnerability of 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.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
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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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, CheckPoint Power-1 Appliance, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Gateway, CheckPoint UTM-1 Appliance, CheckPoint VSX-1.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

Check Point R75.40VS: hotfix for SecureXL.
A hotfix is available in information sources.
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