Check Point Advisories

Mercury Router Command Injection (CVE-2020-22724)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3417
Date Published: 14 Nov 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 14 November, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-22724
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Mercury Router MER1200 v1.0.1 and Mercury Router MER1200G v1.0.1
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in Mercury Router. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands 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 Mercury Router Command Injection (CVE-2020-22724) 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:  Mercury Router Command Injection (CVE-2020-22724)

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