Check Point Advisories

PostgreSQL Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-9193)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0658
Date Published: 20 May 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 26 May 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-9193
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? PostgreSQL 9.3 through 11.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in PostgreSQL. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in arbitrary code execution on the victim machine.

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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the PostgreSQL Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-9193) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  PostgreSQL Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-9193)

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