Check Point Advisories

Markdown Preview Enhanced Command Injection (CVE-2022-45025)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-1331
Date Published: 12 Mar 2023
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 12 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-45025
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Markdown Preview Enhanced v0.6.5 and v0.19.6 for VSCode and Atom
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in the Markdown Preview Enhanced extension for Microsoft VSCode and Atom. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Markdown Preview Enhanced Command Injection (CVE-2022-45025) 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Markdown Preview Enhanced Command Injection (CVE-2022-45025)

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