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Embedthis Goahead Use-After-Free (CVE-2019-5096)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1721
Date Published: 1 Mar 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 1 Mar 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-5096
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Embedthis Goahead 3.6.5
Embedthis Goahead 4.1.1
Embedthis Goahead 5.0.1
Vulnerability Description A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Embedthis Goahead. 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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Embedthis Goahead Use-After-Free (CVE-2019-5096) 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:  Embedthis Goahead Use-After-Free (CVE-2019-5096)

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