Check Point Advisories

HTTP Headers Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-10826; CVE-2020-10827; CVE-2020-10828; CVE-2020-13756; CVE-2021-1472; CVE-2021-1473; CVE-2021-42071)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0139
Date Published: 3 Jun 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 23 November, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-10826
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description HTTP headers let the client and the server pass additional information with an HTTP request. A remote attacker may use a vulnerable HTTP Header to run arbitrary code on the victim machine.

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 HTTP Headers 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:  HTTP Headers Remote Code Execution

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