Check Point Advisories

ForgeRock OpenAM LDAP Injection (CVE-2021-29156)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-1557
Date Published: 25 Jan 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 25 January, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-29156
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? ForgeRock OpenAM prior to v13.5.1
Vulnerability Description An LDAP injection vulnerability exists in ForgeRock OpenAM. 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 ForgeRock OpenAM LDAP Injection (CVE-2021-29156) 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:  LDAP Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  ForgeRock OpenAM LDAP Injection (CVE-2021-29156)

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