|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2019-1451|
|Date Published:||24 Oct 2019|
|Last Updated:||3 Nov 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Cisco Systems REST API virtual service container prior to 16.09.03|
|Vulnerability Description||An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in the Cisco REST API Software. This vulnerability is due to a debugging API endpoint being enabled by default in the management of the REST API authentication service. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to an authentication bypass by obtaining the token-id of an authenticated user.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Cisco IOS Authentication Bypass (CVE-2019-12643)