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Check Point Advisories

Harbor Container Registry Privilege Escalation (CVE-2019-16097)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1616
Date Published: 1 Mar 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 07 May, 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-16097
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Harbor Container Registry 1.7.0 through 1.8.2
Vulnerability Description A Privilege Escalation vulnerability exists in Harbor Container Registry. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 Harbor Container Registry Privilege Escalation (CVE-2019-16097) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Harbor Container Registry Privilege Escalation (CVE-2019-16097)

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