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Check Point Advisories

Watchguard Firebox and XTM Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-26318)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0109
Date Published: 19 Apr 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 19 April, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-26318
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Fireware OS before 12.7.2_U2,
Fireware 12.x before 12.1.3_U8
Fireware 12.2.x through 12.5.x before 12.5.9_U2
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Watchguard Firebox and XTM. 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 Watchguard Firebox and XTM Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-26318) 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:  Watchguard Firebox and XTM Remote Code Execution (CVE-2022-26318)

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