Check Point Advisories

Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager 3 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7238)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0415
Date Published: 28 Mar 2019
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 18 Nov 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-7238
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager before 3.15.0
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager 3. This vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the parameter in the previewAssets function. 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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager 3 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7238) 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:  Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager 3 Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-7238)

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