Check Point Advisories

Haxx Curl Authentication Bypass (CVE-2022-43551)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-1184
Date Published: 2 Mar 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Thursday 02 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-43551
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Haxx Curl from 7.77.0 up to 7.87.0
Vulnerability Description An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Haxx Curl. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to gain unauthorized access into 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 Haxx Curl Authentication Bypass (CVE-2022-43551) 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 Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Haxx Curl Authentication Bypass (CVE-2022-43551)

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