Check Point Advisories

Django SQL Injection (CVE-2020-7471)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-3797
Date Published: 27 Mar 2023
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 27 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-7471
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80

Who is Vulnerable? Django 1.11 before 1.11.28
Django 2.2 before 2.2.10
Django 3.0 before 3.0.3
Vulnerability Description An SQL injection vulnerability exists in Django. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL 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 R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Django SQL Injection (CVE-2020-7471) 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:  Django SQL Injection (CVE-2020-7471)

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