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Check Point Advisories

EPrints Scholix Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0159
Date Published: 24 Mar 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 24 Mar 2021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? EPrints Scholix 3.4.2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in EPrints Scholix. 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 EPrints Scholix Remote Code Execution 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 Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  EPrints Scholix Remote Code Execution

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