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Kronos Web Time And Attendance Privilege Escalation (CVE-2020-8495)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3307
Date Published: 28 Mar 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-8495
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Kronos Web Time and Attendance 3.8<=x<4.0
Vulnerability Description A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Kronos Web Time And Attendance. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 Kronos Web Time And Attendance Privilege Escalation (CVE-2020-8495) 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Kronos Web Time And Attendance Privilege Escalation (CVE-2020-8495)

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