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Check Point Advisories

Pivotal RabbitMQ X-Reason Denial of Service (CVE-2019-11287)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-2070
Date Published: 27 Apr 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 27 April, 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-11287
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ for Pivotal Platform
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in Pivotal RabbitMQ. The vulnerability is due to indefinite memory consumption when processing an X-Reason HTTP header containing a crafted Erlang format string.

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 Pivotal RabbitMQ X-Reason Denial of Service (CVE-2019-11287) 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:  Pivotal RabbitMQ X-Reason Denial of Service (CVE-2019-11287)

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