Check Point Advisories

Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect SSL VPN Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1579)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0890
Date Published: 24 Jul 2019
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 24 Jul 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-1579
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? PAN-OS 7.1.18 and prior.
PAN-OS 8.0.11 and prior.
PAN-OS 8.1.2 and prior.
Vulnerability Description A Remote Code Execution vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect SSL VPN Gateway. An unauthenticated attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request to a vulnerable SSL VPN target. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

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 Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect SSL VPN Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1579) 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:  SSL Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect SSL VPN Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-1579)

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