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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Command Injection (CVE-2020-4206)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1374
Date Published: 27 Dec 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 27 Dec 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-4206
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Spectrum Protect Plus
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus. The vulnerability is due to a lack of input validation in the Administrative Console service when parsing the timezone parameter.

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 IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Command Injection (CVE-2020-4206) 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:  IBM Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Command Injection (CVE-2020-4206)

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