Check Point Advisories

Empire Python Launcher Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-0110
Date Published: 6 Mar 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 06 March, 2023
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Empire Python Launcher. 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 R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Empire Python Launcher Remote Code Execution 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:  Empire Python Launcher Remote Code Execution

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