Check Point Advisories

Apache Tomcat CGI Servlet Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0232)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0531
Date Published: 18 Apr 2019
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 24 Jul 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-0232
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Software Foundation Tomcat prior to 7.0.94
Apache Software Foundation Tomcat prior to 8.5.40
Apache Software Foundation Tomcat prior to 9.0.18
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat CGI Servlet. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to remote code execution on the target server.

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 Tomcat CGI Servlet Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0232) 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 Tomcat CGI Servlet Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-0232)

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