|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0912|
|Date Published:||13 Dec 2021|
|Last Updated:||Monday 27 December, 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| ExifTool version 7.44 through 12.24 (inclusive)|
GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) 11.9.x prior to 13.8.8
GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) 13.10.x prior to 13.10.3
GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) 13.9.x prior to 13.9.6
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in ExifTool. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: ExifTool Remote Code Execution (CVE-2021-22204)