Check Point Advisories

Webmin rpc.cgi Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-15642)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1161
Date Published: 12 Sep 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 12 Sep 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-15642
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Webmin 1.920
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Webmin rpc.cgi. 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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Webmin rpc.cgi Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-15642) 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:  Webmin rpc.cgi Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-15642)

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