Check Point Advisories

Aerohive Networks HiveOS Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-16152)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3440
Date Published: 8 Dec 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 08 December, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-16152
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? NetConfig UI administrative interface in Extreme Networks ExtremeWireless Aerohive HiveOS and IQ Engine through 10.0r8a
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Aerohive Networks HiveOS. 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 Aerohive Networks HiveOS Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-16152) 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:  Aerohive Networks HiveOS Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-16152)

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