Check Point Advisories

SolarWinds Orion Platform Authentication Bypass (CVE-2020-10148)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3442
Date Published: 28 Nov 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 19 December, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-10148
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? SolarWinds Orion platform 2020.2.x prior to 2020.2.1 HF 2
SolarWinds Orion platform 2019.2 HF 3 and prior
SolarWinds Orion platform 2019.4 prior to HF 6
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in SolarWinds Orion API. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 SolarWinds Orion Platform Authentication Bypass (CVE-2020-10148) 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:  SolarWinds Orion Platform Authentication Bypass (CVE-2020-10148)

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