Check Point Advisories

Microsoft Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-38647)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0684
Date Published: 21 Sep 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 07 March, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-38647
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Azure Automation State Configuration
Microsoft Azure Automation Update Management
Microsoft Azure Diagnostics (LAD)
Microsoft Azure Open Management Infrastructure
Microsoft Azure Security Center

Microsoft Azure Sentinel

Microsoft Azure Stack Hub
Microsoft Container Monitoring Solution
Microsoft Log Analytics Agent
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in multiple Microsoft products. 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 Microsoft Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-38647) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Microsoft Multiple Products Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-38647)

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