Check Point Advisories

VMWare Workspace Command Injection (CVE-2020-4006)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0899
Date Published: 29 Nov 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 28 November, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-4006
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? VMWare Identity Manager 3.3.1 to 3.3.3
VMWare Identity Manager Connector to
VMWare Identity Manager Connector 3.3.1 to 3.3.3
VMWare WorkStation One Access 20.01
VMWare WorkStation One Access 20.10
VMWare WorkStation One Access Connector
VMWare WorkStation One Access Connector
VMWare WorkStation One Access Connector 20.10
VMware Cloud Foundation 4.x
VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.x
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in multiple VMWare products. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands 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 Workspace Command Injection (CVE-2020-4006) 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:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  VMWare Workspace Command Injection (CVE-2020-4006)

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