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Apache SkyWalking Storage SQL Injection (CVE-2020-9483)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1388
Date Published: 28 Dec 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 11 August, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-9483
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? SkyWalking
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability exists in Apache SkyWalking H2 storage implementation. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the user-supplied input for metadata query through GraphQL protocol.

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 Apache SkyWalking Storage SQL Injection (CVE-2020-9483) 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:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache SkyWalking Storage SQL Injection (CVE-2020-9483)

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