Sophos XG Firewall <= 18.5.3 RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 159541

Synopsis

The remote Sophos XG Firewall is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

An authentication bypass vulnerability in the User Portal and Webadmin allows a remote attacker to execute code in Sophos Firewall version v18.5 MR3 and older.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Refer to the vendor advisory

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ddc1a2cb

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 159541

File Name: sophos_xg_sophos-sa-20220325-sfos-rce.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 4/6/2022

Updated: 4/7/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1040

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:sophos:xg_firewall_firmware

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Sophos XG Firewall, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 4/21/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1040