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Horde Groupware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-8518)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0423
Date Published: 3 Jun 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 16 February, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-8518
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Horde Groupware 5.2.22 and prior.
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Horde Groupware. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Horde Groupware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-8518) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Horde Groupware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-8518)

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