Check Point Advisories

OpenSSH SCP Client Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2019-6110)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0383
Date Published: 12 Mar 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 20 Mar 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-6110
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? OpenSSH 7.9 SCP Client
Vulnerability Description A malicious file download vulnerability exists in OpenSSH SCP client. A malicious server can manipulate the client output and include malicious payload. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to download of malicious files.

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 OpenSSH SCP Client Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2019-6110) 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:  SSH Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  OpenSSH SCP Client Arbitrary File Download (CVE-2019-6110)

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