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Check Point Advisories

Kaseya VSA Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-20753)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1801
Date Published: 8 May 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 08 May, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-20753
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Kaseya VSA RMM prior to R9.3
Kaseya VSA RMM R9.4 prior to
Kaseya VSA RMM R9.5 prior to
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Kaseya VSA. 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Kaseya VSA Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-20753) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Kaseya VSA Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-20753)

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