Check Point Advisories

VMWare Multiple Products Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2021-22005)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0728
Date Published: 27 Sep 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 01 February, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-22005
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? VMWare vCenter Server 7.0

VMWare vCenter Server 6.5

VMWare vCenter Server 6.7

VMware vCloud Foundation from 3.0 up to 5.0
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file upload vulnerability exists in multiple VMWare 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 VMWare Multiple Products Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2021-22005) 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:  VMWare Multiple Products Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2021-22005)

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