Check Point Advisories

XZ Utils Backdoor (CVE-2024-3094)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0162
Date Published: 2 Apr 2024
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 02 April, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2024-3094
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? XZ Utils version 5.6.0
XZ Utils version 5.6.1
Vulnerability Description A backdoor exists in XZ Utils. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability might allow an 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the XZ Utils Backdoor (CVE-2024-3094) 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:  XZ Utils Backdoor (CVE-2024-3094)

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