Proofpoint Enterprise Protection perl eval vulnerabilities, CVE-2023-0089/CVE-2023-0090
Advisory ID: PFPT-SA-2023-0001
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection contains perl eval vulnerabilities allowing for remote code execution.
These vulnerabilities affect all versions 8.20.0 and below.
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection webutils authenticated RCE, CVE-2023-0089
CVE-2023-0089 describes a vulnerability which allows for remote code execution by an authenticated user. Patches are available.
This vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 8.8 (HIGH):
Proofpoint Enterprise Protection webservices unauthenticated RCE, CVE-2023-0090
CVE-2023-0090 describes a vulnerability which allows for remote code execution by an anonymous user. The vulnerability does require access to the webservices API to be exploitable but such access requires non-standard configuration. Patches are available.
This vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 9.8 (CRITICAL):
Proofpoint has released the following patches:
8.20.0 patch 4583
8.18.6 patch 4582
8.18.4 patch 4580
8.13.22 patch 4603
The patches are now available through the customer support portal.
Proofpoint On-Demand Customers
No action is required. Applicable fixes have already been deployed by Proofpoint.
Proofpoint On-Premises Customers
If you are running a supported version that is configured to deploy releases automatically, no action is required. Applicable fixes have been automatically deployed.
For on-premise environments that are configured to manually apply releases, install the applicable release as noted above.
If you are running an end of life release please upgrade to a supported release as soon as possible.
For any questions or concerns please contact Proofpoint Support.
Thanks to ly1g3 for their co-ordinated disclosure of this issue.
|1.0||Initial Release||March 7, 2022|
|2.0||Updated CVSS score based on CVMAP feedback||Vulnerability Information||July 12, 2023|
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