Check Point Advisories

Qualcomm Snapdragon Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-11117)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3466
Date Published: 26 Jul 2022
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 26 July, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-11117
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Qualcomm Snapdragon IPQ4019
Qualcomm Snapdragon IPQ6018
Qualcomm Snapdragon IPQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon IPQ8074
Qualcomm Snapdragon QCA4531
Qualcomm Snapdragon QCA9531
Qualcomm Snapdragon QCA9980
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Qualcomm Snapdragon. 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-11117) 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:  Qualcomm Snapdragon Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-11117)

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