Check Point Advisories

Cisco HyperFlex HX Command Injection (CVE-2021-1498; CVE-2021-1497)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0416
Date Published: 20 Jun 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Wednesday 17 November, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-1497
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? HyperFlex Software
Vulnerability Description A remote command execution vulnerability exists in Cisco Hyperflex. The vulnerability is due to improper input sanitization.

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 Cisco HyperFlex HX Command Injection (CVE-2021-1498) 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:  Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Cisco HyperFlex HX Command Injection (CVE-2021-1498)

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