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Check Point Advisories

Apache Superset 0.23 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-8021)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1173
Date Published: 5 Dec 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 Dec 2018
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Apache Superset web application. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request. Successful exploitation could lead to execute arbitrary code on the 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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Superset 0.23 Remote Code Execution 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:  Apache Superset 0.23 Remote Code Execution

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