Check Point Advisories

Microsoft SQL Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-0618)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0127
Date Published: 17 Mar 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 17 Mar 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-0618
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft SQL server 2012
Microsoft SQL server 2014
Microsoft SQL server 2016
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft SQL server. 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 Microsoft SQL Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-0618) 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:  Microsoft SQL Server Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-0618)

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