|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-0233|
|Date Published:||20 Feb 2019|
|Last Updated:||31 Mar 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||WordPress before 5.0.1|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in WordPress Core. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker with at least author privileges to execute arbitrary code on the target server.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: WordPress Core Local File Inclusion Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-8942)