Check Point Advisories

Redis Denial of Service (CVE-2022-36021)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-1741
Date Published: 18 Sep 2023
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Monday 18 September, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-36021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Redis prior to 6.0.18
Redis 6.2.0 and later, prior to 6.2.11
Redis 7.0.0 and later, prior to 7.0.9
Vulnerability Description A denial-of-service vulnerability exists in Redis. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition 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 Redis Denial of Service (CVE-2022-36021) 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:  Redis Denial of Service (CVE-2022-36021)

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