|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2020-3431|
|Date Published:||16 Nov 2021|
|Last Updated:||Monday 19 December, 2022|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| SaltStack Salt 3002.x|
SaltStack Salt 2018.x
SaltStack Salt 2017.x
SaltStack Salt 2016.x
SaltStack Salt 3001.x
SaltStack Salt 3000.x
SaltStack Salt 2015.x
SaltStack Salt 2019.x
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in SaltStack Salt API SSH Client. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: SSH Protection Violation.
Attack Information: SaltStack Salt API SSH Client Command Injection (CVE-2020-16846)