Check Point Advisories

vBulletin Forum Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-16759)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1100
Date Published: 25 Sep 2019
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 16 Dec 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-16759
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? vBulletin 5.0.0-5.5.4
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in vBulletin Forum. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will allow remote attackers 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 vBulletin Forum Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-16759) 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:  vBulletin Forum Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-16759)

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