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XML External Entity Over HTTP Request (CVE-2021-26703)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0211
Date Published: 11 Apr 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: 11 Apr 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-26703
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description XML External Entity Over HTTP Request.

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 XML External Entity Over HTTP Request 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:  XML External Entity Over HTTP Request

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