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security alert 21229

Check Point Threat Emulation/Extraction: bypassing MTA filtering

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send a malicious email to Check Point Threat Emulation/Extraction, which is not filtered.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 29/11/2016.
Références of this computer vulnerability: sk114664, VIGILANCE-VUL-21229.
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Description of the vulnerability

The Check Point Threat Emulation/Extraction product offers a service to filter emails.

However, an email can bypass this protection.

An attacker can therefore send a malicious email to Check Point Threat Emulation/Extraction, which is not filtered.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as GAiA, SecurePlatform.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat

Check Point Threat Emulation/Extraction: Jumbo Hotfix version R77.30 Take_189.
The version R77.30 Take_189 is fixed:
  https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solutionid=sk106162
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