|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0106|
|Date Published:||28 Feb 2021|
|Last Updated:||20 Mar 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||VMware vCenter Server (7.x before 7.0 U1c, 6.7 before 6.7 U3l and 6.5 before 6.5 U3n) and VMware Cloud Foundation (4.x before 4.2 and 3.x before 22.214.171.124)|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in VMware vSpehre Client. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of paths in an uploaded tarball. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the target server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: VMware vSphere Client Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-21972)