Check Point Advisories

Internet Shortcut File Remote Code Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2024-0384
Date Published: 9 Jun 2024
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Sunday 09 June, 2024
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability by using an internet shortcut file. 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Internet Shortcut File 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Internet Shortcut File Remote Code Execution

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