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Cisco Data Center Network Manager Command Injection (CVE-2019-15978; CVE-2019-15979)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1976
Date Published: 7 Apr 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 7 Apr 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-15978
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Cisco Systems Data Center Network Manager prior to 11.3(1)
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in Cisco Data Center Network Manager. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands 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 Cisco Data Center Network Manager Command Injection (CVE-2019-15978) 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:  Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Cisco Data Center Network Manager Command Injection (CVE-2019-15978)

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