Check Point Advisories

pgAdmin Directory Traversal (CVE-2024-2044)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0129
Date Published: 25 Mar 2024
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Monday 25 March, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-2044
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? pgAdmin pgAdmin prior to 8.4
Vulnerability Description A directory traversal vulnerability exists in pgAdmin. Successful exploitation could result in an attacker deserializing an arbitrary file on the target server, in the worst case, leading to arbitrary code execution under the security context of the pgAdmin service.

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 pgAdmin Directory Traversal (CVE-2024-2044) 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:  pgAdmin Directory Traversal (CVE-2024-2044)

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