Check Point Advisories

SAP GUI Rule Security Policy Bypass (CVE-2017-6950)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1605
Date Published: 16 Jan 2023
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 16 January, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-6950
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? SAP GUI 7.20
SAP GUI 7.30
SAP GUI 7.40
SAP GUI 7.50
Vulnerability Description A security policy bypass vulnerability exists reported in SAP GUI. Successful exploitation could lead to remote code execution in the security context of the affected application.

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 SAP GUI Rule Security Policy Bypass 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:  SAP GUI Rule Security Policy Bypass

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