CheckPoint Firewall VPN1 - Information Disclosure Vulnerability
[ Note: this is essentially a feature, but thought it may be useful
for pen testers when deciding which system to attack. ]
CheckPoint Firewall / VPN-1
NGX R65, R71. Other versions untested but likely affected.
By sending a pre-authentication topology request to the VPN SecuRemote
service, it is possible to obtain the firewall hostname name and
logging or management station (such as SmartCenter) host name.
Low - Information disclosure potentially reveals the client naming
scheme and the firewall management station hostname. Allows for
specifically targeting attacks towards the enterprise firewall
management server i.e. SmartCenter.
By sending a certain query to the port 264/TCP on CheckPoint
Firewall-1, the hostname is revealed. A Metasploit module is available
to test for this vulnerability.
msf auxiliary(checkpoint_hostname) > set RHOST A.B.C.D
msf auxiliary(checkpoint_hostname) > run
[*] Attempting to contact Checkpoint FW1 SecuRemote Topology service...
[+] Appears to be a CheckPoint Firewall...
[+] Firewall Host: CPSYDFW1
[+] SmartCenter Host: CPSYDMGMTSVR
[*] Auxiliary module execution completed
None at this time.
This vulnerability was disclosed by Patrick Webster.
A metasploit module is available here:
14-Dec-2011 - Discovered during audit.
21-Dec-2011 - Added auxiliary module to the Metasploit Framework.
23-Dec-2011 - Notified vendor. No response.
12-Mar-2012 - Disclosure.
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