Check Point Advisories

Oracle Coherence Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-14756)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3297
Date Published: 15 Mar 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 30 October, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-14756
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Coherence
Vulnerability Description An insecure deserialization vulnerability exists in Oracle Coherence. This vulnerability is due to a lack of deserialization filtering when Coherence ExternalizableLite classes are deserialized.

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 Oracle Coherence Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-14756) 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:  Oracle Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle Coherence Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-14756)

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