|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2020-0697|
|Date Published:||28 Jul 2020|
|Last Updated:||28 Jul 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Elasticsearch 6.7.0-6.8.7|
|Vulnerability Description||A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Elasticsearch. An attacker who is able to generate an API key can perform a series of steps that result in an API key being generated with elevated privileges.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Elasticsearch Privilege Escalation (CVE-2020-7009)