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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-6739)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1736
Date Published: 25 Feb 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Feb 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-6739
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Malwarebytes Anti-Malware prior to
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. The vulnerability is due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data which may be passed to the application as an option regarding the DLL loading path. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by enticing a user to open a malicious web page. Successful exploitation could result in code execution on the target machine in the context of the application.

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 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-6739) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Remote Code Execution (CVE-2019-6739)

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